Barber Bottle

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Object Name: 
Barber Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.86
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22 cm, Diam: 9.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1915
Credit Line: 
Gift of John C. Goodrich in memory of Elsie Moore Price
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale blue non-lead glass; mold-blown in optic mold, tooled, etched?, enameled, gilded. Barber bottle of transparent pale blue glass with air inclusions and faint, vertical ribs globular body with a long bulbous neck; tooled rim with a rolled lip. The body is painted with a "Japonisme" design of gilded bands intersecting a circle, surrounded by three stylized (lotus?) flowers in pale and dark green enamel with long curving stems and large white pistils. A wide gilded band with white dotted decoration ornaments the widest part of the bulbous neck. Round base with a shallow kick and a rough circular pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Goodrich, John C., Source
1995