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Snuff bottle: MAR.O.198-1912

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Black crystal with grey inclusions carved in relief, with birds and lotus encircling a pavilion on a wave ground.

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Qing Dynasty
1780 - 1880

Materials used in production

black Crystal

Techniques used in production

Carving

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.O.198-1912
Primary reference Number: 168765
Snuff bottle list: M.23
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 January 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Snuff bottle" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/168765 Accessed: 2024-07-20 11:19:08

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