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: 
51.6.320
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.7 cm, W: 4.3 cm, Th: 1.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1780-1911
Web Description: 
天蓝亮玻璃双喜龙纹鼻烟壶
Provenance: 
Hussey, Nellie B., Source
1951
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper-cap. (a) Transparent thick pale aqua glass; blown, cameo carved. Flattened body with almost straight walls rounded to a short thick neck with rim; cut design in two dragons that faces towards each other on each face of abstract felicitous Chinese characters 喜 Xi (Happiness); straight-walled oval base, hollowed. (b) Hemispherical deep pink stopper-cap; attached ivory dipping-spoon.
Exhibition of East Asiatic Glass
Venue(s)
Toledo Museum of Art 1948-10-03 through 1948-10-31