Snuff Bottle and Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.6.87
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.1 cm, W: 5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1750-1850
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle and Stopper. Opalescent purplish-tan and opaque pale green non-lead glasses, light orange carnelian, dark brown ivory, cork, plastic; blown-molded, cut. (a) Flattened, circular form, with short, flared neck and circular opening for a stopper; polished, slightly convex faces, polished flat sides; polished flat base. (b) Domed and flared opaque pale green glass cap (in imitation of turquoise) with tiny light orange carnelian bead on top; cork stopper; stained dark brown slender spoon with pointed oval spatulate bowl.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
1981-12-22
Category: 
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03