Carved Stoppered Bottle

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Object Name: 
Perfume Bottle with Stopper
Title: 
Carved Stoppered Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
87.4.23
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.9 cm, D: 10.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1986
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead, transparent pink, translucent blue lead glasses; blown, carved with diamond saw, sandblasted; stopper pulled, ground to shape. (a) Vessel with pale pink spherical cavity heavily encased by colorless that has been carved to shape, circumference tapers outward and is deeply cut leaving two, thin, irregular edges, lower half of body tapers sharply to narrow, flat, ground base; exterior surface bears overall vertical saw marks and has been sandblasted to an opaque finish; no pontil mark; inscribed on base "S. Cox/'86". (b) Solid, short, thick, tapered colorless stopper with conical top formed from inset gob of blue, ground to shape.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Cox, Stephan J. ((b. 1956)), Source
1987-03-18