Snuff Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper
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Accession Number: 
Overall H: 7 cm, W: 4.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Opaque white, red, green non-lead glass; blown, overlay, cameo- carved. (a) Ovoid form, with short neck ending in a disk-shape rim with red and green layers at the rim, cut tapering small hole in the top for a stopper and spoon; sloping shoulders; rounded sides covered with a carved red band with incised allover pattern of hexagonal cells; green handles at the sides at the top, relief-carved figure of a man in a stylized boat on one face, a man pulling a mule on the other, with flying bird and bat on the sides; green and red foot ring. (b) Domed form, red-orange overlay on white, with a tiny ivory button top; tapered cork shank with ivory spoon, with long slender handle and oval bowl.
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03