Snuff Bottle with Stopper-Cap

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper-Cap

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper-Cap
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.6.295
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.1 cm, Diam: 5.5 cm; Th: 2.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper-Cap. (a) Translucent white glass with green overlay; blown, cased, ground and carved. Flattened circular body tapering to a cylindrical neck with ground rim; cut in the green overlay, a blossoming lotus plant rising from waves on one face, and on the other a crab, flanked by water reeds; green oval ring base. (b) Hemispherical mottled pink stopper-cap, set on a green base.
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
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 36, #29 (right); BIB# 21161