from the "Egg" perfume series

Title: 
from the "Egg" perfume series

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Object Name: 
Scent Bottle with Stopper on Stand
Title: 
from the "Egg" perfume series
Accession Number: 
87.4.51
Dimensions: 
H: 7.7 cm, D(max): 4.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1987
Credit Line: 
Gift of Gail P. Bardhan
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass with polychrome fused glass shards, gold and silver leaf, brass stand; flamework. Stoppered egg on three-legged wire stand; egg-shaped hollow body with concave opening rim; body decorated with fragments of gold and silver leaf overlaid with transparent shards of various colors forming a patchwork pattern; tip of egg ground flat; flame worked solid drop stopper; object sits in brass wire stand formed from a circle attached to three concave curved legs; inscribed in script near base: "Frederick Birkhill 1987".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bardham, Gail P., Source
Color: 
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