Snuff Bottle and Cork Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Cork Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Cork Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6.5 cm, W: 3.3 cm, Th: 2.2 cm; Rim Diam: 1.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Cork Stopper. (a) Translucent dark blue glass, vari-colored inclusions, and aventurine glass; ovoid body sloping to a level rim, shallow base ring, close inclusions of glass, including aventurine glass. (b) New cork stopper, very short ivory spoon in paddle shape, tinted ivory (or bone?) hemispherical cap of carved ivory terminating in round finial.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03
Recent Important Acquisitions, 24 (1982) illustrated, p. 99, #37; BIB# AI9252