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Snuff bottle: O.23 & A-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Unknown (Production)


Porcelain decorated with Famille Rose enamels and moulded with various scholarly trappings.
The base with a characteristically illegible shop mark in iron red enamel.


History note: Lady Jenkinson's collection. Formed by her cousin, the late Robert Windsor Richards of Usk Priory, Monmouth

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Lady Jenkinson

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Jenkinson, Lady


Qing Dynasty
1770 - 1820

Materials used in production

Enamel Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding Enamelling

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Illegible
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Iron red enamel
  • Type: Shop mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.23 & A-1961
Primary reference Number: 168597
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 14 December 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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