Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.6.38
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.5 cm, W: 4.2 cm, Th: 3.3 cm; Mouth Diam: 0.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1770-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
玻璃佛手鼻烟壶
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper. Opaque olive green, pink, yellow, and white glass, cork, wood, gilding, coral; blown, tool-worked. (a) Opaque olive green glass speckled with pink and yellow, overlay in green and white; blown into a basic form and tool-shaped with exterior surface in form of the finger citron (so called 佛手瓜 Buddha hand) over application of stem and leaves in dark green with four petaled opaque white blossom with orange colored center, mouth opening flat, hollow at base within the "finger" tips. (b) New cork stopper, wood spoon, gilt tooled disc, coral stem as cap.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1981 (1982) illustrated, p. 5, fourth from left; BIB# AI97141
Recent Important Acquisitions, 24 (1982) illustrated, p. 99, #37; BIB# AI9252