Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.6.9
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.1 cm, W: 5.3 cm, Th: 2.3 cm; Neck Diam: 1.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1720-1799
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
(a) Translucent white "snowflake" glass, opaque light red overlay; flattened ovate form, high neck, level rim, thick extended-oval base ring in red applied to level base, carved overlay design of angularized dragons extending overall. (b) New cork stopper, ivory spoon, thick black disc, synthetic (?) cap with curved top, straight side, imitating carnelian.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Category: 
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