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Snuff bottle: O.213-1936

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Quartz crystal with pink and black inclusions of pebble form carved with a bird and a blossoming prunus tree.

Legal notes

Reginald Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Qing Dynasty
1780 - 1880

Materials used in production

Crystal

Techniques used in production

Carving

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.213-1936
Primary reference Number: 168794
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 February 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/168794 Accessed: 2024-07-25 14:50:19

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