Snuff Bottle with Cork Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Cork Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Cork Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.6.11
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.4 cm, W: 6.1 cm, Th: 3.2 cm; Rim Diam: 1.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1750-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
亮紫玻璃开光花鸟纹鼻烟壶
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle with Cork Stopper. Transparent pale amethyst glass, cork, ivory, turquoise, rock crystal; blown, cameo-carved. (a) Transparent pale amethyst glass; straight walls curving up to plain neck flaring slightly to level rim, wide-oval base ring, design in low rounded relief, two medallions enclosing, on one face, a phoenix, on the other a flowering plant, with vines continuing overall, on sides a modified archivic antrual mask and false-ring handle. (b) New cork stopper, ivory spoon, turquoise disc, hemispherical cap of rock crystal with interior banding.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03
Recent Important Acquisitions, 24 (1982) illustrated, p. 99, #37; BIB# AI9252