Cologne bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-18144

Description

Porcelain souvenir cologne bottle; "Dom. Koln."; paper label "EAU DE COLOGNE ORIGINAL 1648./ JMH FARINA". Metal and cork stopper; bottle gilded w/ painted cathedral on one side and printed cathedral on labeled side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

perfume bottles
gilding
porcelain
cathedrals (buildings)
Porcelain
Gilded
Cathedral
BOTTLE, TOILET

Inscription

Printed label on side of bottle: ""JMH FARINA""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Possibly JMH Farina (Maker)

Location of Origin

Germany

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

3.75 x 2.75 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2242AB