Snuff Bottle and Stopper-cap

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper-cap

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper-cap
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.6.298
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.5 cm, Diam: 3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1780-1911
Web Description: 
白套红玻璃云龙纹鼻烟壶
Provenance: 
Hussey, Nellie B., Source
1951
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper-cap. (a) Opaque milk-white glass with red overlay; blown, cased, cameo-carved. Flattened circular body; short neck flaring slightly to a rim; overlay on both obverse and reverse of tendril motifs suggestive of hydra, above what appear to be partial and distorted elements of longevity symbol; shallow oval foot-rim, partially cased in red. (b) Hemispherical stopper-cap of transparent bluish-green glass.
Exhibition of East Asiatic Glass
Venue(s)
Toledo Museum of Art 1948-10-03 through 1948-10-31