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: 6.2 cm, W: 4.7 cm, Th: 2.4 cm; Rim Diam: 1.5 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 medium blue glass, cork, black disc, rose quartz or tourmaline, jade; mold-blown, cameo carved. (a) Opaque medium blue glass; mold-blown. Hexagonal with all six surfaces at the sides slightly hollowed, a mallow flower on each face, high straight neck, level rim. (b) New cork stopper, thin black disc, hemispherical rose quartz (or tourmaline?) cap; rounded jade finial concealing the bead 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, #28; BIB# AI9252