Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.94
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7 cm, W: 5.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1930
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Opaque pink, translucent turquoise, opaque white, amber, dark blue, opaque yellow, red non-lead glass; blown, carved, cemented. (a) Flattened ovoid form, of opaque pink glass; short, tapered neck, polished flat on top with an opening in the top for a stopper and spoon; the shoulders and sides rounded, the faces polished relatively flat; stylized figures of elephants cemented on either face, one elephant a streaked creamy-white, with turquoise trappings and dark blue seat; the other bright red, with bright yellow trappings and blue seat; carved turquoise blue mark handles cemented on either shoulder; oval amber oval foot rim cemented on the base. (b) Domed green stone button on top, with carved stylized leaves; mounted on a turned ivory disk; tapered cork shank; long ivory spoon with thin handle, oval spatulate 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