Barber Bottle

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Object Name: 
Barber Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.88
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.2 cm, Diam: 9.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1880-1920
Credit Line: 
Gift of John C. Goodrich in memory of Elsie Moore Price
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark blue non-lead glass; mold-blown in optic mold, tooled, enameled, gilded. Barber bottle of transparent dark blue glass with faint, vertical ribs; globular body with a long straight neck; sheared rim with a gilded lip. The body is decorated with a spray of stylized lily-of-the valley with white blossoms and gild leaves, which originates on the left shoulder and extends across the front half of the body. Round base with a shallow kick and a rough circular pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Goodrich, John C., Source
1995