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Snuff bottle: O.33 & A-1936

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Brass with inlaid silver interlocking design on both sides, the base with the four-character mark of the Qianlong emperor, the neck with a thunder-cloud border. The stopper matching and original.

Legal notes

Reginald Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936) by Cory, Reginald R.

Dating

Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
1770 - 1795

Components of the work

Inlay composed of silver
Silver

Materials used in production

Brass (alloy)

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.33 & A-1936
Primary reference Number: 168652
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 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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