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: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1775-1899
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
(a) Opaque olive green glass speckled with pink and yellow, overlay in green and white; blown with exterior surface worked in form of the finger citron (so-called Buddha hand) over-application of stem and leaves in dark green with four-petaled opaque white blossom with orange-colored center, mouth opening cut off flat, hollow at base within the "finger" tips. (b) New cork stopper, wood spoon, gilt tooled disc, coral stem as cap.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Category: 
Technique: 
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