Decorative Bottle in Canister

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-312058

Description

Tin canister (a) with cover (b) housing a glass bottle and stopper (c) with gilt decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

containers (receptacles)
glass (material)
tin alloy
Can
Tin
Tin

Inscription

"Attar[?] of Rose / and bottle / brought from abroad / by Grandfather Edes / more than 50 yrs ago / and / 3 Oct 1906 given to / Penelope by / Miss Caroline A. Littlefield" (Handwritten on affixed sticker/label on base of bottle)
"Mr. James Mayer / handwriting" (handwritten on scrap of paper found inside tin)

Additional Identification Number

1961.57A

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1961.57A-C