Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.56
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.7 cm, W: 5 cm, Th: 3 cm; Rim Diam: 1.3 cm; Mouth Diam: 0.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1736-1795
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
涅玻璃套琥珀色凤鸟纹鼻烟壶
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon. Opalescent white, transparent amber, and colorless glass, black disk, cork, ivory; blown, cased, cameo-carved. (a) Flattened, ovoid form, amber overlay on opalescent white; short neck with polished, flat rim and hole for a stopper and spoon; rounded sides, with cameo-carved stylized phoenixes on the faces, and small birds perched in branches on the sides; carved oval amber foot rim. (b) Domed colorless glass finial, with pressed swirling ridges; mounted on a black disk; tapered cork shank, with long ivory spoon, with thin handle and oval spatulate bowl.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03