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Snuff bottle: O.22 & A-1936

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Quartz, chalcedony incised with two horses, with a brown spot used as an eye. The reverse side has calligraphy and the three friends of winter (pine, prunus, and bamboo).
The decoration on this bottle was probably added at a later date.

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
1760 - 1850

Components of the work

Reverse

Materials used in production

Chalcedony

Techniques used in production

Incising

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.22 & A-1936
Primary reference Number: 168851
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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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