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Perfume Bottle

1977.719AB (RS117041)

Description

Glazed white clay body with lobed, bulbous base surmounted by narrow cylindrical neck terminating in circular mouth; stopper conical at top with wide flare to center tapered back to shank, fitted to neck; gilt overglaze hightlights on tip of stopper, around neck and on shoulder of body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1930
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
earthenware
gilding
ironstone (pottery)
overglazing
vitrification
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
BOTTLE, TOILET
Earthenware
earthenware
Gilded
gilding
Ironstone
ironstone (pottery)
Overglazed
overglazing
perfume bottles
Semi-Vitrified
vitrification
Dimensions
4.125 (H), 2.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.719AB
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4485

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