Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
88.6.34
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1960-1980
Credit Line: 
Gift from Estate of Zachary Taylor
Primary Description: 
Colorless, orange non-lead glasses, cork, ivory (?); mold blown, ground, polished, inside-painted. (a) Flattened, ovoid form, with short, straight neck; the top polished flat, the opening and interior ground matte; painted decoration inside, on the two faces, one of a woman in colorful dress, flying with cranes toward the moon (?), the other face with swimming goldfish; oval disk base, polished flat on the bottom, with oval paper sticker, printed "MADE / IN CHINA"; (b) domed, circular form, of orange-striated translucent glass, ground flat on the underside; cork attachment, with slender ivory spoon, with long stem and pointed oval end.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Taylor Estate, Zachary, Source
1988-02-08
Inscription: 
MADE / IN CHINA
label
bottom oval paper sticker