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: 
82.6.54
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.1 cm, W: 4.5 cm, Th: 2.5 cm; Rim Diam: 1.4 cm; Mouth Diam: 0.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1850-1949
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
亮红玻璃竹篓螃蟹纹鼻烟壶
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon. Transparent bright pink non-lead glass, green stone, black disk, ivory, cork; blown, cameo-carved. (a) Flattened, ovoid form, with short neck, the rim polished flat, with a central hole for a stopper and spoon; the neck sloping, the sides rounded; relief-carved basket on one side, with a crab emerging from within; on the reverse, a cricket perches on an eggplant; carved oval foot ring. (b) Domed, cylindrical green stone finial with incised bamboo at the edge, mounted on a black disk; tapered cork shank, with long ivory spoon, with thin handle and oval spatulate bowl.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03