Perfume Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-4485

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

Descriptive Terms

perfume bottles
earthenware
gilding
ironstone (pottery)
overglazing
vitrification
Ironstone
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Gilded
Overglazed
BOTTLE, TOILET

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

4.125 (H), 2.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.719AB