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: 
82.6.80
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.6 cm, W: 3.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1750-1850
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Opalescent white, transparent green, transparent and opaque red non-lead glass; blown, overlay, carved. (a) Tall, flattened form, red pads on green overlay on opalescent white; short neck with polished flat rim, and opening in the top for a stopper and spoon; rounded shoulders, straight sides, the red pads carved as chi dragons, on green bi disks, with green chi dragons on the sides; carved green oval foot rim. (b) Domed red button (on white), mounted on a transparent orange disk; tapered cork shank; long ivory spoon with slender handle and pointed oval spatulate bowl.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03