Snuff Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.6.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.9 cm, W: 6 cm, D: 3.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1736-1795
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
宝石红玻璃鼻烟壶
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
Qianlong Nianzhi
inscription
on bottom
Primary Description: 
(a) Transparent ruby-red glass; blown, flattened circular form, on each face a medallion motif in low relief, on each side a modified animal mask and false ring handle, oval base ring. Mark incised on bottom, "Qianlong Nianzhi (Made in Qianlong [Ch'ien-lung] Era)". (b) New cork stopper wound with waxed paper to fit, ivory spoon; silver-filigree cap.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03
 
Chinese Glass snuff Bottles: Foreign Influences on an Indigenous Art Form (2015-03) illustrated, p. 6;
European Glassmaking Techniques in China: Kilian Stumpf's Probable Influence over Liuli (2013-03) illustrated, p. 12;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 24 (1982) illustrated, p. 99, #37; BIB# AI9252