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1949.485.3AB (RS119603)

Description

Royal blue flashing over colorless body; wheel cut scene of forest and deer. Cann-shape with flat bottom. Indented neck to receive conforming cover with facetted knop finial. Etched leafy vine on top, scrolls on edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1900
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
wheel-engraving
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
BOX, PUFF
Cut
Deer
deers
Faceted
faceting
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Forest
forests
Glass
glass (material)
powder puffs
Vine
vines
wheel-engraving
Dimensions
3.75 x 2.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.485.3AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8079

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