Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6.2 cm, W: 3.8 cm
Not on Display
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.
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03