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Snuff bottle: O.167 & A-1946

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Quartz, chalcedony of honey colour with dark brown inclusions forming the design of two men in a sampan. Green jade top.

Legal notes

Oscar Raphael bequest 1941, received 1946

Measurements and weight

Height: 6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century-19th Century
1760 - 1880

Components of the work

Top composed of jade

Materials used in production

Chalcedony

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.167 & A-1946
Primary reference Number: 168898
Oscar Raphael: 75
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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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