Mary Gregory

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Object Name: 
Barber Bottle
Title: 
Mary Gregory
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.83
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.9 cm, Diam: 9.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1880-1920
Credit Line: 
Gift of John C. Goodrich in memory of Elsie Moore Price
Primary Description: 
Barber Bottle. Transparent yellow green non-lead glass; mold-blown in optic mold, tooled, enameled. Barber bottle of transparent yellow green glass with numerous, vertical air bubbles; globular body with 10 vertical ribs and a long, bulbous neck with a second protrusion near the shoulder; tooled rim with a thickened, round lip. The body is painted in white opaque enamel with an outdoor scene depicting a young girl wearing a pinafore standing right, carrying a small basket in her left and holding up a flower with her right. Thin brush strokes elude to a meadowy landscape, which is framed by large floral sprigs. Base with a tooled rim, shallow kick, and a rough circular pontil mark. 2 gummed labels under base "9" and "Similar/Holiner/pg.14".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Goodrich, John C., Source
1995
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
similar/Holiner/pg 14
label
Affixed base
9/pair
label
Affixed base