Perfume Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-5424

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

Descriptive Terms

perfume bottles
glass (material)
marble (rock)
silver (metal)
plate (material)
vine scrolls
Glass
Marble
Silver
Vine
BOTTLE, TOILET

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

1971.744A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

4.875 x 2.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.744AB