Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon
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Overall H: 6.2 cm, W: 2.7 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Opaque white, black non-lead glass; blown, overlay, cameo- carved. (a) Tall, flattened, ovoid form; short neck, polished flat on top, with central hole for a stopper and spoon; sloping shoulders, flattened faces, rounded sides; black overlay on white, cameo-carved in an all-over pattern of swirling black dragons; rounded, oval base. (b) Cylindrical green stone finial, mounted on a black disk; tapered cork shank, with mother-of-pearl spoon, with slender handle and pointed oval spatulate 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