Snuff Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 1.2 cm, W: 5.6 cm, Th: 2 cm; Rim Diam: 1.8 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 glass, bluish-green turquoise, cork, ivory, rose quartz; blown and cameo carved. (a) Opaque white glass in imitation of jade; flat circular form, plain straight neck, oval base ring suggesting molding, overall cameo carved relief of pine trees, flowers, and phoenixes. (b) Non-fitting new cork stopper, ivory spoon, no disc, hemispherical cap of opaque bluish-green turquoise, possibly half of a bead with rose quartz finial concealing the bore.
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