Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon
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Overall H: 6.7 cm, W: 2.8 cm
Not on Display
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.
Mayer, Marian Swayze, Source
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03