Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.6.15
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.6 cm, W: 4.2 cm, Th: 2.1 cm; Rim Diam: 1.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1775-1899
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper. (a) Opaque pink glass, thin white glass overlay. Ovoid, curving to slightly flared level rim, carved with lotus blossom and pad, stem curving downward and coiled for a base ring. (b) New cork stopper, ivory spoon, opaque white disc, flattened cap of colorless and opaque white banding.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Category: 
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03
Recent Important Acquisitions, 24 (1982) illustrated, p. 99, #37; BIB# AI9252