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Snuff bottle: O.142 & A-1936

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Quartz, chalcedony of honey colour with dark brown inclusions, lightly carved to form the design of a hawk on a rock.

Legal notes

Reginald Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Qing Dynasty
1780 - 1880

Materials used in production

Chalcedony

Techniques used in production

Carving

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.142 & A-1936
Primary reference Number: 168868
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 11 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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