Snuff Bottle with Cork Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Cork Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Cork Stopper
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Overall H: 5.5 cm, W: 3.9 cm, Th: 2.2 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
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Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle with Cork Stopper. Opaque white and bright blue glasses, cork, bone; blown, cased, carved, applied (?), gilt. (a) Opaque white glass, bright blue overlay; circular body rising to neck with level rim surrounded by ring of blue overlay, roughly applied (?) blue oval base ring, blue line applique of modified free-flowing dragon. (b) New cork stopper, bone spoon, no disc, hemispherical gilt cap with chi dragon in relief.