Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.25
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm, W: 3.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1736-1795
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
紫色涅玻璃光素鼻烟壶
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Inscription: 
乾隆年制 Qianlong nianzhi
inscription
Incised base
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper. Translucent lavender glass, cork, ivory; blown, cold-worked, gilded, molded. (a) Flattened, ovoid form, short, waisted neck with flat rim and circular hole for a stopper; carved oval foot rim; incised mark on the base "乾隆年制 Qianlong nianzhi" (made in the Qianlong period). (b) Domed, gilt, molded composition cap, with raised scroll and flower decoration; cork stopper; short, slender ivory spoon with pointed oval spatulate bowl.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03