Barber bottle

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Object Name: 
Barber bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H: 17.2 cm, D: 9.8 cm
Not on Display
about 1880-1920
Credit Line: 
Gift of John C. Goodrich in memory of Elsie Moore Price
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark green non-lead glass; mold-blown in optic mold, tooled, enameled, gilded Barber bottle of transparent dark green glass with air inclusions and faint, vertical ribs; globular body with a long straight neck, slightly flaring at the rim; sheared rim with a gilded lip. The shoulder is decorated with two faint bands of gold, followed by a painted band of stylized white daisies with orange centers; groups of three daisies alternate with a single flower. The widest part of the body is painted with a garland of stylized orange and white flowers. Round base with a shallow kick and a rough circular pontil mark. 2 gummed labels under base "13" and "similar/Holiner/pg. 86".
Goodrich, John C., Source