Perfume Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-7756

Description

Waisted, squat bulbous transparent vaseline yellow body. Hexagonal overall form, each side with a teardrop or loop facet and a globular ball flanked by sharply painted corners. Polished pontil. Circular flat mouth receiving cylindrical stopper with unground pontil and a faceted teardrop shaped finial with a trapped air bubble.

Details

Descriptive Terms

perfume bottles
glass (material)
blow molding
Glass
Blown
BOTTLE, TOILET

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

1949.783.1A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

5.375 x 2.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.783.1AB