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: 7.5 cm, W: 3.6 cm, Th: 1.5 cm; Rim Diam: 1.5 cm
Not on Display
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.
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
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