Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.64
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.8 cm, W: 4.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1810-1854
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
豆绿色玻璃鼻烟壶
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
行有恒堂 Xing You Heng Tang
inscription
Incised foot rim
698
label
paper label
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper. Opaque green non-lead glass; blown, cut. (a) Flattened, circular form; short, cylindrical neck with flat rim and circular hole for a stopper; concave, circular facets on the faces, rounded sides; oval foot rim, inscribed (incised) within "行有恒堂 Xing You Heng Tang" (the Hall of Constancy); paper label inscribed in ink "698". (b) Domed orange (stone?) cap, mounted on a thin black (plastic?) disk; cork stopper; slender amber- stained ivory spoon with pointed oval spatulate bowl.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03