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Snuff Bottle

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Object Number:
30-65-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
Qianlong-1930
Early Date:
1736
Late Date:
1930
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Agate
Gilt
Jewels
Technique:
Gilded
Hinged
Gilt
Inlaid
Iconography:
Flowers
Description:
Snuff bottle. Grey agate with hinged gilded lid. Lentoid. Applied gilt floral design on one side of bottle. Lid with floral design on top. Both with jewel inlay. Jewelled collar around neck of bottle. Back of bottle ornamented with applied gold stars. Cartier setting. "Cartier, Paris" on top of mount at opening of bottle. Maker's mark on base of mount. Discharge mark on base once and twice on rim.
Credit Line:
Gift (?) of Dr. Percival
Other Number:
208   -   Other Number
44   -   Other Number
670   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

What in the World (02 Nov 1980 - 12 Dec 1980)
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