Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon

Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon

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Object Name: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, W: 3.3 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Marian Swayze Mayer
Web Description: 
Mayer, Marian Swayze (d. 1982), Source
Primary Description: 
Snuff Bottle with Stopper Spoon. Opaque light green glass; blown, cold-worked. (a) Ovoid form; short, flared neck, the rim polished flat, with an opening on top for a stopper and spoon; rounded shoulders and sides; bulbous faces; cold-worked oval foot rim. (b) Metal button on top, with relief decoration of a lotus flower button tip, and raised bats (?) below, with flared, ropework-decorated rim; tapered cork shank; ivory spoon with slender handle and oval spatulate bowl.
Glass Snuff Bottles of China at Steuben Glass
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1981-09-09 through 1981-10-03
Snuff bottles of the Ch'ing dynasty
Hong Kong Museum of Art 1978-10-20 through 1978-12-03
Snuff Bottles of the Ch'ing Dynasty (1978) p. 71, #73; BIB# 29545