Double Snuff Bottle with 2 Stopper Spoons

Object Name: 
Double Snuff Bottle with 2 Stopper Spoons

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Object Name: 
Double Snuff Bottle with 2 Stopper Spoons
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.98
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.9 cm, W: 4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1750-1880
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
亮黄玻璃双联瓶式鼻烟壶
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Technique: 
Primary Description: 
Double Snuff Bottle with 2 Stopper Spoons. Transparent amber non-lead glass, pale lavender stone, black disk, ivory, cork; carved (from a solid block of glass). (a) Two flattened, ovoid forms, joined along one side 双连瓶; each with a short, cylindrical neck, with polished flat top and opening for a stopper and spoon; the sides rounded, the faces slightly rounded, with a long, rounded groove between the two bottles on both faces; the bases of the bottles with cut oval depressions. (b, c) Domed, circular button of pale lavender stone, mounted on a black disk; tapered cork shank; long ivory spoon with slender handle and pointed oval spatulate bowl.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03