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: 
82.6.84
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.2 cm, W: 3.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1750-1850
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Opaque white, transparent green, brown aventurine non-lead glass; blown, overlay, cut. (a) Flattened, ovoid form, with short cylindrical neck, the rim polished flat, with an opening for a stopper and spoon; the sides flat and cut in three sloping panels; the faces slightly bulbous; of opaque white glass, with copper-colored aventurine spots, and transparent light green overlay; polished flat, roughly rectangular base. (b) Domed cap of red and brown mottled stone (agate or jasper ?); tapered cork shank, with thin ivory spoon, with slender handle and oval 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