Snuff Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.18
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7 cm, W: 4.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1900
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Opaque white, red, green non-lead glass; blown, overlay, cameo- carved. (a) Ovoid form, with short neck ending in a disk-shape rim with red and green layers at the rim, cut tapering small hole in the top for a stopper and spoon; sloping shoulders; rounded sides covered with a carved red band with incised allover pattern of hexagonal cells; green handles at the sides at the top, relief-carved figure of a man in a stylized boat on one face, a man pulling a mule on the other, with flying bird and bat on the sides; green and red foot ring. (b) Domed form, red-orange overlay on white, with a tiny ivory button top; tapered cork shank with ivory spoon, with long slender handle and oval bowl.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze, Source
1981-12-22
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03