Snuff Bottle with Cork Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Cork Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Cork Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 7.4 cm, W: 6.1 cm, Th: 3.2 cm; Rim Diam: 1.9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle with Cork Stopper. Transparent pale amethyst glass, cork, ivory, turquoise, rock crystal; blown, cameo-carved. (a) Transparent pale amethyst glass; straight walls curving up to plain neck flaring slightly to level rim, wide-oval base ring, design in low rounded relief, two medallions enclosing, on one face, a phoenix, on the other a flowering plant, with vines continuing overall, on sides a modified archivic antrual mask and false-ring handle. (b) New cork stopper, ivory spoon, turquoise disc, hemispherical cap of rock crystal with interior banding.
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