Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.58
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.3 cm, Diam: 4.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1750-1880
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
仿白玉玻璃福禄绵绵葫芦形鼻烟壶
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Category: 
Inscription: 
254
label
bottom paper label
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper. Opaque white, translucent jade green glass; blown, overlay, carved. Double gourd form, with a baluster shaped top, ovoid base, with a carved green band at the waist; flat rim with large circular opening for a stopper; green overlay on white, cameo carved to form meandering vines with leaves and pendant fruit on the upper and lower sections; carved circular green foot rim; paper label inscribed "254" in ink on the bottom. (b) Domed, circular form; green stone, with pointed carved leaves; mounted on a thin green glass disk; tapered cork stopper; slender ivory spoon with ovoid bowl.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03