Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.65
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.7 cm, W: 4.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1760-1880
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Opaque white and dark brick-red non-lead glass; blown, overlay, carved. (a) Flattened, ovoid form; white glass with marbled brick-red overlay on the sides, polished partly away, leaving random splotches on the sides; short neck with flat rim and circular opening for a stopper; carved oval foot rim. (b) Dark red stone (?) domed cap, mounted on a thin "tiger-eye" disk, tape-wrapped cork stopper, and amber-stained long, slender spoon with pointed oval spatulate bowl.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03