Barber Bottle

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Object Name: 
Barber Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.90
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.5 cm, Diam: 9.8 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 pale red non-lead glass; mold-blown in optic mold, tooled, enameled, gilded. Barber bottle of transparent pale red glass with faint, vertical ribs; globular body with a long straight neck and a sheared lip with gilded rim. The bottle is decorated with sprays of stylized white flowers with orange centers and pale green leaves extending from the lower neck across the shoulders to the mid-body. They are framed by white garland lines ending in a "tassel". Scattered groups of four white dots decorate the lower third of the body. Round base with a shallow kick and a rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Goodrich, John C., Source
1995