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: 
82.6.50
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.9 cm, Diam: 2.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1736-1795
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Opalescent white, translucent pink non-lead glass; blown, overlay, cameo carved. (a) Tall, ovoid form, pink overlay on white; short, flared neck with carved rounded pink rim, the top polished flat, hole in the center for a stopper and spoon; the shoulders rounded, the sides rounded and tapered to a disk foot; the sides relief-carved with cameo flowers, butterfly, and bamboo in a landscape; the underside of the foot with incised mark in Chinese characters "Qianlong nianzhi". (b) Domed pink stone button finial, mounted on a black disk; tapered cork shank with long ivory spoon, with thin handle and spatulate oval bowl.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Inscription: 
Qianlong nianzhi
inscription
Incised foot
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03