Snuff Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.6.17
Dimensions: 
H: 7 cm; W: 5.1 cm; Th: 3 cm; D (rim): 1.8 cm, (mouth): 0.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1750-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
仿玉玻璃光素鼻烟壶
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper. Opaque light blue-green glass, cork, ivory, amethyst (?) mottled with white; blown, cold-worked. (a) Opaque light blue-green glass; ovate form, straight neck with level rim showing broken bubbles, shallow level base, undecorated. (b) New cork stopper, inadequately short ivory spoon, no disc, hemispherical cap of amethyst (?) mottled with white.
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