Snuff Bottle

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.6.296
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm, W: 2.3 cm, Th: 1.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1800-1899
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle. Opaque milk-white glass with pink overlay; blown, cased, ground and carved. Flattened rectangular body rounding to a short neck with ground rim enclosed in a pink collar; cut design of notified flowers with tendril-like stems and leaves; carving also on upper surfaces; oval ring base in pink, partially cut down to the milk glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hussey, Nellie B., Source
1951
Exhibition of East Asiatic Glass
Venue(s)
Toledo Museum of Art 1948-10-03 through 1948-10-31