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: 
82.6.75
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.2 cm, W: 4.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper Spoon. Opaque mottled yellow non-lead glass, orange coral, cork, ivory; blown, carved. (a) Ribbed in melon shape, ovoid form, with short, flared neck; the rim polished flat, with a polished concavity at the opening for a stopper and spoon; the sides cut with vertical bulbous ribbing, with narrow ribs between; polished flat base. (b) Bright orange coral button top carved in the form of a flower; tapered cork shank; long ivory spoon with slender handle and pointed oval spatulate bowl.
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
Snuff bottles of the Ch'ing dynasty
Venue(s)
Hong Kong Museum of Art 1978-10-20 through 1978-12-03
 
Snuff Bottles of the Ch'ing Dynasty (1978) p. 65, #55; BIB# 29545