Perfume Bottle

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Object Name: 
Perfume Bottle
Accession Number: 
50.4.344
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.75 cm; Body H: 16.5 cm, Diam (max): 5.75 cm; Foot Diam: 7.75 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1917-1920
Primary Description: 
Perfume Bottle. Lead glass, amberina -- amber shading to deep red; pattern-molded and free-blown; slender ovoid body tapering at top to short neck spreading at rim with four small lips, and at bottom to wide circular foot with smooth depressed center; pattern of expanded ribbing; engraved on center base, "Amberina" and, in a circle, "Libbey". Stopper, large ribbed ball supported by ball knop at top of shank from which depends dropper-like rod.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Material: 
Inscription: 
Libbey
inscription
engraved base
Amberina
inscription
engraved base
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) illustrated, pl. 162; BIB# 22375