Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.82
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.3 cm, W: 4.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1720-1840
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
仿玉玻璃鼻烟壶
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper. Colorless, transparent green, and white glass, white stone, ivory, cork; blown, overlay, tooled, carved. (a) Flattened, ovoid form; a green and white caned glass was sandwich in between of two clear glass, before overlay with the outside clear glass, the glass was heated and tooled to achieved the stone texture; short, cylindrical neck with concave rim and circular hole at the center for a stopper; rounded sides; cut oval base. (b) Transparent green glass disk cap, mounted on a striped opalescent white stone disk, cork stopper, and long, slender ivory spoon with oval spatulate bowl.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03