Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.44
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.7 cm, W: 4.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1775-1899
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Opaque white and yellow, translucent green non-lead glass; blown, overlay, carved. (a) Ovoid form; green overlay on yellow, on white; flat, circular rim with small hole for a stopper; yellow rim; the sides with cameo-carved green goldfish on the sides, on a yellow basket form, with green bail handles; incised hexagonal cells covering the surface of the basket; carved to the white above and below the basket; carved splayed green and yellow footrim; paper label on the bottom, inscribed in ink "68./336". (b) Domed pink button mounted on a green disk; tapered cork stopper; stained brown slender spoon with oval spatulate.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Category: 
Inscription: 
68./336
label
bottom paper label inscribed in ink
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03