Snuff Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1925-1975

GUSN

GUSN-64676

Description

Bottle decorated by transfer print with hand colored detail; flat round shape with scallop edge; white ground with transfer print of Renaissance Florentine woman with large hat on gold background. Bordered with alternating trefoils and shells. Brown screw top with earthenware crown finial. Design on both sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

snuff bottles
accessories
earthenware
transfer printing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Container, Snuff
Bottle, Snuff
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Woman
Bottle, Snuff

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 x 2 3/4 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.632