Scent Bottle

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Object Name: 
Scent Bottle
Accession Number: 
H. 9.8 cm, W. 5 cm, Diam. 3 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass with red and blue enamels; mold-blown blank, sandblasted, cut engraved, enameled. Stoppered diamond shape bottle; bottle sharply collared with flat, diamond shape body, sandblasted to matte finish leaving overall raised pattern of red and black dots and "S"-curved shapes, one half painted black, other half red with black stripes; no pontil, base ground flat; inscribed on base: "FS" (logo). Solid stopper cut to ovoid shape, thick edge sandblasted to matte finish with overall raised dots enameled black and red; flat sides are polished, one side intaglio engraved with beaked animal head with red and black enameled teeth.
Galerie Gottschalk-Betz, Source