Scent Bottle

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Object Name: 
Scent Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.2.27
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.7 cm, W: 2.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1825
Credit Line: 
Gift of Helen Mayer in memory of her husband, John
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark blue and opaque white non-lead (?) glasses; lampworked. Flattened oval shape, with short neck, flared at the rim, with applied white dots on the edge; a bulbous section below the rim; one side of the body with applied white dots forming a small heart, above the initials "A.B"; on the reverse, "1825" in opaque white; pointed end, with white dot on the tip.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mayer, John, Former Collection
1986-07-30
Mayer, Helen, Source
1986-07-30
Inscription: 
1825
Date
AB
Inscription
Corning: Un Musee de verre Unique au Minde (1990) p. 41;