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Snuff bottle: O.32.1 & A-1938

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Nephrite of even white colour incised with calligraphy consisting of four lines, each with five characters on both back and front. The stopper matching and original.
The base is incised with the four-character seal mark of the Qianlong emperor.

Legal notes

Cecil E. Byas Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938) by Byas, Cecil E.

Dating

Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
1736 - 1795

Materials used in production

Nephrite

Techniques used in production

Incising

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Four-character seal mark of the Qianlong emperor
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Incising
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.32.1 & A-1938
Primary reference Number: 168632
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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