Clear glass bottle mounted on silver gilt retractable feet.
Snuff bottle adapted by William Burges by William Burges, 1866
© Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
- Mineral body, silver gilt and coral set mounts
- 7 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £10,000 ( Total: £13,000)
- Acquired in:
- Giles Ellwood
Has been adapted with a thin silver gilt band around the neck and body with a chain attached on either side for hanging.
William Burges then untraced - thought to have been aquired from Tower House possibly by Rear-Admiral C S Woodwright; private collection; aquired by Giles Ellwood in 1997