Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.60
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.5 cm, W: 4.6 cm, Th: 2.4 cm; Rim Diam: 1.4 cm; Mouth Diam: 0.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Opaque white, translucent red-orange non-lead glass; blown, overlay, carved. (a) Flattened, ovoid form; red-orange overlay on opaque white; flat rim with circular opening for a stopper; short, spreading neck; the sides with finely carved branches, with butterflies, flowers, a spider and bats; carved oval inscribed seal on the side; carved oval white foot rim. (b) Domed orange carnelian (?) cap, mounted on a tapered cork stopper, and slender ivory spoon with pointed oval spatulate bowl.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Inscription: 
84.608
label
608
label
Cameo Glass: Masterpieces from 2000 Years of Glassmaking
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1982 through 1982
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03