Perfume Bottle with Portrait of Shakespeare; Stopper

Object Name: 
Perfume Bottle with Portrait of Shakespeare; Stopper

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Object Name: 
Perfume Bottle with Portrait of Shakespeare; Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.2.36
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9 cm, W: 5.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1820-1830
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; blown-molded, cut, encased, molded sulphides. (a) Squat, square shape; rim small, flat and rounded; cylindrical neck panel cut, ground for a stopper; shoulder step-cut below the neck, with fine sharp-diamond cutting below; two flat sides with oval convex panels enclosing molded sulphides, one of Shakespeare, facing dexter, inscribed "BARRE F." below the shoulder, plain reverse, printed in sepia "Pellatt & Green/Patentees/LONDON"; other with a molded basket of flowers, reverse flat, printed in sepia "Pellatt & Green/Patentees/LONDON"; the two other faces with cut rounded vertical ribs alternating with fine diamond-cut rounded ribs; base covered with fine strawberry diamonds. (b) Convex, circular top, with cut radial grooves and notched rim; tapered stem; tapered, polished shank with polished base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06
Inscription: 
BARRE F.
Inscription
inscribed below the shoulder
Pellatt & Green / Pantentees / LONDON
Inscription
printed on reverse in sepia
Pellatt & Green / Pantentees / LONDON
Inscription
printed on reverse in sepia
Sulphides at Corning (1985-86) p. 21, fig. 5ab;