Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon
Accession Number: 
82.6.90
Dimensions: 
(a) H: 7.7 cm, W: 3.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1760-1860
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent red non-lead glass; mold-blown, overlay, carved. (a) Long, flattened ovoid form, with three incised horizontal bands; in the form of a vegetable seed pod (a pea or bean ?); heavy colorless layer over a thin ruby inner lining; short, cylindrical neck with polished flat rim and opening for a stopper and spoon; pointed tip. (b) Domed pink stone (rose quartz) cap; tapered cork shank; long ivory spoon, with slender handle and long, 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