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Snuff bottle: O.158 & A-1946

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Porcelain decorated with Famille Rose enamels with a similar design both back and front of a horse rolling in the grass beside a blossoming tree. Metal top holding button of green jade. The base with the seal mark of the Daoguang emperor.

Legal notes

Oscar Raphael bequest 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Daoguang Period (1821-1850)
1820 - 1850

Components of the work

Top composed of metal
Button composed of jade

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: O.158 & A-1946
Primary reference Number: 168592
Oscar Raphael: 45
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 August 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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