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Snuff bottle: O.179 & A-1936

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Yeh, Chung-San (Production)

Description

Quartz, chalcedony carved on the sides with mask and mock ring handles and painted inside with fish swimming amid aquatic plants, signed Yeh Chung San, dated 1918.
The bottle made 1760-1880.

Legal notes

Reginald Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Qing Dynasty
1760 CE - 1880 CE

Materials used in production

Paint Chalcedony

Techniques used in production

Painting Carving

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.179 & A-1936
Primary reference Number: 168882
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 February 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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