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Snuff bottle: O.32.27 & A-1938

Object information


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Nephrite of white colour with a light russet skin, carved with two figures on a terrace beside a pine tree.

Legal notes

Cecil E. Byas Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th/20th Century
1880 - 1920

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: O.32.27 & A-1938
Primary reference Number: 168637
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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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