Figural Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Figural Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Figural Bottle with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a&b) H: 30.8 cm; (a) H: 26.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; mold-blown, pressed. (a) Form of a pipe; rounded neck rim; ground for a stopper; the neck curving, to form the stem of a pipe, with acanthus leaf molding on the back and sides; the bowl of the pipe at the side, shown with a mound of tobacco inside; resting on a ribbed basket (?), tied with a cord, with tassels at either side; rounded base rim; concave base with rough pontil mark. (b) Pressed stopper, in the form of an oval mouthpiece, above a disk with raised beading on the rim; tapered, rough-ground shank; ground end projection.
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Source
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source