Snuff Bottle and Stopper Spoon

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper Spoon

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper Spoon
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.43
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.6 cm, W: 3.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1775-1899
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Opaque yellow, translucent green and red non-lead glass; blown, overlay, carved. (a) Flattened, ovoid form, green overlay on yellow, with (probably) pad overlays of red over yellow on top of the green; short, spreading neck with flat rim and circular opening for a stopper; rounded sides with cameo-carved green vines bearing large red-over-yellow crosshatched fruit (two on each side); carved oval green foot rim; paper label on the bottom, inscribed in ink "368". (b) Domed mottled green cap, topped with a stylized yellow tortoise; cork stopper; slender ivory spoon with oval spatulate bowl.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Category: 
Inscription: 
368
label
base paper label
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03