Snuff Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.6.34
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.5 cm, W: 3.6 cm, Th: 1.5 cm; Rim Diam: 1.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
(a) Opaque light brown glass; overlay of dark green, almost black, glass. Flattened cylindrical shape, rounding shoulder, straight neck, level rim, applied oval base ring of green glass, decoration on each face of pre-formed tortoise and serpent in green overlay, tails spreading onto sides. (b) New cork stopper, long bone spoon of unusually slender stem, black disc, translucent dark green glass cap.
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
Recent Important Acquisitions, 24 (1982) illustrated, p. 99, #37; BIB# AI9252