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: 
82.6.55
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.7 cm, W: 2.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1770-1880
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark red and dark blue non-lead glass; blown, overlay, cameo-carved. (a) Flattened, tall ovoid form, with short, tapered neck, the rim polished flat, with a central hole for a stopper and spoon; rounded shoulders and sides, flattened faces; ruby background, with dark blue overlay carved, on each face, one with a covered urn, a brush pot, and a gnarled carving on a stand; the other side with a tall vase with foliage, a spouted pot, and a rectangular four-footed bowl; carved oval blue foot rim. (b) Tapered, slightly domed blue glass finial; tapered cork shank with long ivory spoon, with thin handle and pointed 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