Skip to main content

Agate

Scope note

A cryptocrystalline variety of quartz being a banded chalcedony.

This term has 132 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
Object name
Object category

Getty AAT term number

300011135

Broader Terms used

chalcedony

Narrower Terms used

moss agate

Term used for

agates

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Vase

Maker(s)

Sculptor: Isler, Luigi

Fob seal

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Fob seal

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Snuff bottle

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Snuff bottle

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Snuff bottle

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Snuff bottle

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Snuff bottle

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Snuff bottle

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Snuff bottle

Maker(s)

Decorator: Yeh, Chung-San
Maker: Unknown

Snuff bottle

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown
Decorator: Ye, Zhongsan

Ring

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown (Possibly)

Citation for print

This page can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Terminology definition for: agate" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/terminology/term-32997 Accessed: 2022-12-06 15:20:20

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this page on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/terminology/term-32997|title=Terminology definition for: agate|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-12-06 15:20:20|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/terminology/term-32997

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...