Cologne Bottle

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Object Name: 
Cologne Bottle
Accession Number: 
55.4.62 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.1 cm, Diam (max): 12.7 cm; (a) Bottle: 14.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1883
Primary Description: 
Cologne Bottle. Colorless heavy glass; free blown, cut and engraved; spherical body with solid ring base, short neck flaring to flattened rim; solid ball stopper; multipointed star on base, neck cut into eight panels, cut rim, stopper faceted. Engraving covering the entire surface, obverse a group of stable buildings, below the initial "R", on the reverse a galloping horse and hound, landscape in the intervening spaces.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
R
inscription
Engraved body, obverse
The Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning, 1868-1940
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1977-04 through 1977-10
Toledo Museum of Art 1977-11 through 1978-02
The American Cut Glass Industry and T. G. Hawkes (1996) p. 4;
The American Cut Glass Industry: T. G. Hawkes and His Competitors (1996) illustrated, p. 239, #10-3, left; BIB# 36646
Cranbury's old offers new divisions (1983-04-27) ill. p. 13;
Pair of engraved cologne bottles (1978-08-11) illustrated, ill. cover, p. 62; BIB# AI46352
The Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning 1868-1940 (1977) illustrated, pp. 40-41, 43, 89, fig. 33, cat. #33; BIB# 28368