Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.71
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.8 cm, W: 4.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1720-1840
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
黄色点子玻璃鼻烟壶
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper. Translucent yellow, opaque black, orange, and red-brown non-lead glass; blown, carved. (a) Flattened, ovoid form; short, cylindrical neck, with polished, flat rim and circular opening for a stopper; rounded shoulders and sides; slightly foggy yellow glass, with three splotches of black, red-brown, and orange flecks on the side; polished oval base with oval depression at the center. (b) Domed bright orange (carnelian) cap, mounted on a thin black (plastic?) disk; tapered cork stopper; long amber-stained slender spoon, with long, pointed oval spatulate bowl.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03