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Snuff bottle: O.175 & A-1946

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Amber of translucent brown colour carved on the shoulders with mask and mock ring handles. Green jadeite top

Legal notes

Oscar Raphael bequest 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century
1800 - 1899

Components of the work

Top composed of jadeite

Materials used in production

Amber (fossil resin)

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: O.175 & A-1946
Primary reference Number: 168694
Oscar Raphael: 131
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 August 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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