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Perfume Bottle

1971.744AB (RS117740)

Description

A) Square, stepped marble base; central circular stem rises from flat silver-plated leaves on base; cylindrical bottle holder on top of stem has silver-plated pierced grape vine motif. B) Inside a blue glass blown and cut bottle; polished pontil; faceted base, stepped at waist; above, alternating diamond and hobnail cut motifs; stepped shoulders, faceted neck; flaring round lip with flat top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
glass (material)
marble (rock)
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
BOTTLE, TOILET
Glass
glass (material)
Marble
marble (rock)
perfume bottles
plate (material)
Silver
silver (metal)
Vine
vine scrolls
Dimensions
4.875 x 2.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.744AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5424

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