Snuff Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper
Accession Number: 
81.6.31
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.4 cm, W: 3.8 cm, Th: 2 cm; Rim Diam: 1.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1730-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
(a) Transparent colorless lead glass, purplish-blue overlay; cut overall in facets outlined by blue overlay, plain straight neck, diamond-shaped base ring, slightly hollowed. (b) New cork stopper, brown wood (?) spoon; black disc, hemispherical cap of carnelian (?).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03
Glass Snuff Bottles: Bavarian and Chinese (1988) illustrated, pp. 123-127;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 24 (1982) illustrated, p. 99, #37; BIB# AI9252