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Snuff bottle: O.140 & A-1946

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Porcelain decorated with Famille Rose enamels and moulded in the form of a double gourd with moulded decoration of smaller gourds on a vine. Ivory top stained red and green
The base with a hall mark

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Oscar Raphael 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Height: 6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Raphael, Oscar C.


Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
Jiaqing (1796-1820)
1780 CE - 1820 CE

Components of the work

Top composed of ivory

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: O.140 & A-1946
Primary reference Number: 168574
Oscar Raphael: 18
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 14 December 2015 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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