Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.6.40
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.2 cm, W: 4.6 cm, Th: 2.9 cm; Rim Diam: 1.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1736-1799
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
霏雪地套红玻璃鱼形鼻烟壶
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper. (a) Transparent colorless glass with minute white flecking; mold blown. Partially cased in red glass cut to represent upright carp with tail carved around a lotus leaf incised in an open area of the basic colorless snowflake ground, its veins lightly incised, spiked fins solid protrusions, no neck, rim, and mouth simulate carp's open mouth. (b) Narrow cork stopper cut down to fit, short lightly polished wood spoon, bright red disc, cap of turned yellowish bone.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03
Recent Important Acquisitions, 24 (1982) illustrated, p. 99, #37; BIB# AI9252
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1981 (1982) illustrated, p. 5, fifth from left; BIB# AI97141