Snuff Bottle with Stopper-Cap

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper-Cap

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper-Cap
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.6.338
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.5 cm, Diam: 2.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1750-1911
Web Description: 
亮紫玻璃光素茄子式鼻烟壶
Provenance: 
Hussey, Nellie B., Source
1951
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper-Cap. (a) Translucent thick aubergine glass, silver, and enamel; blown and cold-worked. Plain drop-shaped body, simulating an eggplant. (b) Silver stopper-cap with turquoise blue enamel forms sepal and stem of eggplant; long silver dipping-spoon.
Exhibition of East Asiatic Glass
Venue(s)
Toledo Museum of Art 1948-10-03 through 1948-10-31
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 36, #29 (foreground); BIB# 21161