Bottle and Stopper with Cut and Enameled Chinoiserie Decoration

Object Name: 
Bottle and Stopper with Cut and Enameled Chinoiserie Decoration

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Object Name: 
Bottle and Stopper with Cut and Enameled Chinoiserie Decoration
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
70.3.21
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1820
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, overlay, enameled, gilt. (a) Compressed globular body; flat rim, polished rim; gilt; ground for a stopper; panel-cut, cylindrical neck; sloping, panel-cut shoulders, with bands of step cutting below; oval opaque white panel on the side, with gilt, cut rim; brown enamel decoration on the white panel, of an oriental woman, holding a small bowl in one hand, a single chopstick (?) in the other, leaning on a high table, a vase in the corner, a four-legged incense burner under the table; a chair at the woman's right; the remainder of the sides covered with fine cut diamonds; band of radial cut grooves around the bottom; polished, concave base. (b) Flat top; cut, gilt rim; circular, slightly domed field of cut diamonds in the center; polished, tapered shank, with polished, flat end.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
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