Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.105
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.7 cm, W: 3.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1740-1850
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
红套霏雪地玻璃鼻烟壶
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper. Transparent red, colorless, and opaque white glass, ivory, white stone, cork; blown, cased, cold-worked. (a) Flattened, rectangular form, with rounded shoulders and sides; colorless overlay with flocculent white scattered throughout, on transparent ruby-red; short, cylindrical neck with flat top and circular opening for a stopper; cold-worked oval foot rim. (b) Domed white stone (?) cap, mounted on a tapered cork stopper, and long, slender ivory spoon with oval spatulate bowl.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03