Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.46
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.3 cm, W: 4.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1730-1820
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
多色套料人物骏马风景玻璃鼻烟壶
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Inscription: 
70./556
label
base paper label
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper. Opalescent white, blue, turquoise, yellow, green, and red glasses, ivory, stone, cork, black plastic (?); blown, cased (padding), carved. (a) Flattened, ovoid form; multi-colored pad overlays on opalescent white; short, straight neck with flat rim and circular opening for a stopper; the pad overlays cameo-carved as a stylized blue tree hanging over a turquoise blue boat carrying three people; a yellow horse and green-and-white striated horse on the opposite side, with a marbled red rock, yellow plant, bright red rocky ground, and two red mask handles; red oval foot rim; paper label inscribed in ink "70./556" on the bottom. (b) Domed button of carnelian mounted on a black plastic (?) disk, tapered cork stopper, and stained dark brown 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
 
Chinese Glass snuff Bottles: Foreign Influences on an Indigenous Art Form (2015-03) illustrated, p. 7;
Chinese Glass Snuff Bottles: Foreign Influences on an Indigenous Art Form (2015) illustrated, p. 7 (fig. 12); BIB# 720305
European Glassmaking Techniques in China: Kilian Stumpf's Probable Influence over Liuli (2013-03) illustrated, p. 14;