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Snuff bottle: O.151 & A & B & C-1946

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Triple bottle, with original wooden tops. Porcelain decorated with polychrome enamels and moulded in the form of the three He He Er Xian (two immortals), their hats forming the stoppers. One is holding a lotus leaf, the other a gem.

Legal notes

Oscar Raphael Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century-20th Century
1830 CE - 1930 CE

Components of the work

Top composed of wooden

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: O.151 & A & B & C-1946
Primary reference Number: 168585
Oscar Raphael: 34
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 August 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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