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Snuff bottle: O.156 & A-1946

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Entities

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Description

Porcelain moulded in the form of twin fish and decorated with underglaze blue and red, the base with the four-character mark of the Qianlong emperor.

Legal notes

Oscar Raphael Bequest, 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Height: 7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
1736 - 1795

Materials used in production

Glaze
Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding
Glazing

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.156 & A-1946
Primary reference Number: 168590
Oscar Raphael: 42
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 August 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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