Snuff Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 7.5 cm, W: 4 cm, Th: 2.1 cm; Rim Diam: 1.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper. Opaque white, opaque pale green, and mottled green glass, cork, bone (?), black disc; blown, cameo-carved. (a) Opaque white glass, touch of thin opaque pale green overlay; bottle-like form curving to neck with level rim, cameo-carved decoration of aquatic leaves and in translucent thin applied overlay, two facing dog fish whose tails spin out in coils at bottom. (b) Ill-fitting cork stopper, bone (?) spoon, black disc, cap of mottled green glass (?).
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