Snuff Bottle and Stopper-Spoon

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper-Spoon

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper-Spoon
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.6.297
Dimensions: 
a) Bottle H: 5.2 cm, Diam: 2.55 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1736-1912
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper-Spoon. (a) Opaque milk-white glass with opaque bright blue overlay; blown, cased, ground and carved. Ovoid body; short neck with ground rim, enclosed in thickened blue collar; cut design of rocks, flowering plants and a butterfly in blue overlay also carved on the upper surfaces; solid, flat blue base with incised four character era mark. (b) Stopper-cap said to have been ivory colored, "bell-like with finial"; stopper and ivory dipping spoon remain.
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
Exhibition of East Asiatic Glass (1948) #204; BIB# 28705