Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6 cm, W: 4.8 cm, Th: 1.3 cm; Rim Diam: 1.6 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
慎德堂 / Shende tang
incised base
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper. Transparent brown and opaque white glass, black, coral cork, bone; blown, cold-worked. (a) Transparent brown glass, areas of opaque white; ovoid, broad shoulder, short neck flaring to level rim, oval base ring. Mark incised on base: "慎德堂 Shende tang (Hall of the Cultivations of Virtue)". (b) Ill-fitting new cork stopper, bone spoon, black disc, hemispherical coral cup.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
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, left; BIB# AI97141