Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Accession Number: 
81.6.30
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7 cm, W: 5.4 cm, Th: 1.5 cm; Rim Diam: 1.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1750-1799
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper. (a) Transparent blue glass. Flattened, ovoid shape, cut overall with two intertwined modified dragon forms, part of a tail continuing at bottom to form a base ring, straight neck, level rim. (b) Cork stopper, chipped to fit, very short brown color stained ivory spoon, no disc, carved coral cap with pinkish areas unpolished.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Category: 
Technique: 
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