Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6.1 cm, W: 4.5 cm, Th: 2 cm; Rim Diam: 1.3 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
吉羊 Ji Yang
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper. Opaque white and grass green glass, cork, bone, rose quartz, black disc; blown, cased, carved. (a) Opaque white glass, green overlay; flat circular form, rising from shoulder to neck flaring slightly to level rim, base ring of grass green, on each face delicate overlay units – orchid leave, grasses, flower pot, strawberries, butterflies, or bats and seal reading "吉羊 Ji yang", a short form for "吉祥Ji Xiang" ("auspicious"), on each side edge mudi deformed animal mask and elongated false ring handle. (b) New cork stopper, bone spoon, black disc, hemispherical cap of rose quartz.
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