Snuff Bottle Imitating Rock Crystal

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle Imitating Rock Crystal

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle Imitating Rock Crystal
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.320
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 8.9 cm; Rim Diam: 3.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Cornucopia shape, ovoid bowl, and drawn tail curled around nearly touching the bowl; cut tapered rim; band of cut nailhead diamonds, cut shield containing a crest of a pair of lovebirds, above the initials "JP", with cross-cut panels above, fan-cut panels and cross-cut leaf-shaped panels at the sides; miter step-cutting on the curved tail.
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979-03-22
Color: 
Inscription: 
JP
Inscription
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show
Glass Matters: Joint Publication of the Glass Association and the Glass Circle (2018) illustrated, Issue no. 3 (October 2018) p. 17, fig. 12; BIB# 718880