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: 
51.6.322
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.1 cm, Diam: 5.1 cm; Th: 2.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1900-1950
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper-cap. (a) Transparent thick light yellowish-green glass; blown, ground and carved. Flattened body with almost straight wall; rounded at shoulder and base; short cylindrical neck with ground rim; oval ring base with wall spreading slightly outward; undecorated. (b) Pale blue glass stopper-cap; carved with central longevity symbol surrounded by cloud motifs; attached ivory dipping-spoon.
Provenance: 
Hussey, Nellie B., Source
1951
Exhibition of East Asiatic Glass
Venue(s)
Toledo Museum of Art 1948-10-03 through 1948-10-31