Snuff Bottle with Stopper and Stand

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper and Stand

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper and Stand
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.102
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.7 cm, Diam: 2.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1736-1795
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
白色涅玻璃光素鼻烟壶
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper and Stand. Opalescent white glass, amethyst stone, ivory, cork, wood; blown, cold-worked. (a) Tall, slightly misshapen, ovoid form, with tall, slightly flared neck, the rim flat and the inside ground deeply for a stopper and spoon; the shoulders sloping into a bulbous base; the foot cold worked as a five-petaled flower with cross-hatched center. (b) Domed, cylindrical form, of amethyst stone; mounted on a cylindrical cork shank, an ivory spoon with small oval bowl and long, thin handle attached to the center of the cork. (c) Four prongs, like birds’ heads, ring like feet below, on small pads, attached to a turned ring at the center.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03