Bottle and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Bottle and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
70.2.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23 cm; Base Diam: 6.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1760-1780
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark blue lead glass; blown, cut; engraved silver. (a) Mallet shape, with tall, swelling neck with cut long hexagonal facets, with the remnants of gilt flowers and foliage; rounded shoulder above tapering, straight sides, with cut raised diamond facets with raised, bisected centers and bisected lens centers; flat base with cut raised diamond facets with raised, bisected centers and bisected lens centers; flat base with cut eight-pointed star; cylindrical silver collar at the neck, with lappet border, and engraved foliate sprays in panels. (b) Faceted, pointed ovoid form, with ground, tapered shank.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bonetti, Giorgio, Former Collection
Bonetti, Stella, Former Collection