Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.30
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.8 cm, W: 4.4 cm, Th: 3 cm; Rim Diam: 4.5 cm; Mouth Diam: 0.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1911
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
亮紫玻璃鳗鱼纹鼻烟壶
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper. Transparent amethyst glass, ivory, orange coral, turquoise blue stone, cork; blown, cameo-carved. (a) Flattened, ovoid form, with short, cylindrical neck, flat rim, circular opening for a stopper; two relief-carved spiraling eels around the sides, and another at the base, forming the foot and extending part of the way up the side. (b) Domed coral cap, mounted on a thick turquoise blue (stone?) disk, cork stopper, and 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