Snuff Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6.9 cm, W: 3.1 cm, Th: 2 cm; Rim Diam: 1.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper. Opaque white, green, amber, pale green, and red glass, cork, silver, black disc, carnelian; blown, cased, cameo carved. (a) Opaque white glass, five-color overlay; blown, cased and cameo carved. Slender shape, rounded shoulder, rising to short neck flaring to level rim, oval base ring, independent overlay areas of chrysanthemum, orchid, bat, bamboo, prunus and lingzhi in green, amber, pale green, and two red bats. (b) Ill-fitting new cork stopper, silver spoon, black disc, translucent hemispherical carnelian cap.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03
Recent Important Acquisitions, 24 (1982) illustrated, p. 99, #37; BIB# AI9252
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1981 (1982) illustrated, p. 5, third from left; BIB# AI97141