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: 
51.6.319
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.6 cm, Diam: 2.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper/Spoon. (a) Translucent pale blue glass; blown, ground and carved. Slightly flattened body with straight walls, rounding to a short cylindrical neck with ground rim; obverse, cut design of standing scholar on rocks before a large flowering plant, and on the reverse, a cut inscription in seven seal characters. (b) Domed rose-colored stopper; attached ivory dipping-spoon.
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