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Snuff bottle: O.26 & A-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Lacquer burgaute with an inlaid design of a lady seated by a vase of flowers with a ten character inscription, the reverse with figures and a pagoda in landscape.
The base with a one character mark

Notes

History note: Lady Jenkinson's collection. Formed by her cousin, the late Robert Windsor Richards of Usk Priory, Monmouth

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Lady Jenkinson

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Jenkinson, Lady

Dating

19th Century-20th Century#
1860 - 1940

Materials used in production

Lacquer

Techniques used in production

Inlay (process)
Lacquering

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: One character mark
  • Location: Base
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.26 & A-1961
Primary reference Number: 168950
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 14 December 2015 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Snuff bottle" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/168950 Accessed: 2024-03-02 17:25:36

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