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: 
82.6.39
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.3 cm, Diam: 2.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1900
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Transparent green, opaque white non-lead glass; blown, overlay, cameo carved. (a) Tall, ovoid form; white overlay on green; short cylindrical neck, ground flat rim, with an opening at top for a stopper and spoon; bulbous sides; the sides carved with a white dragon in relief against the green background, with stylized waves at the bottom; carved high foot rim. (b) Tapered white (glass ?) button on top, backed with turquoise-blue paper; tapered cork shank; long ivory spoon, with slender handle and thick 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
Snuff bottles of the Ch'ing dynasty
Venue(s)
Hong Kong Museum of Art 1978-10-20 through 1978-12-03
 
An Exhibition of Chinese Snuff Bottles
Venue(s)
Hugh Moss Ltd. 1970-06 through 1970-06
An Exhibition of Chinese Snuff Bottles (1970-06) p. 53, #207; BIB# 20559