Scent Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Scent Bottle with Stopper

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Scent Bottle with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.4.39
Dimensions: 
(a,b) H: 7.4 cm, D: 6.6 cm; (b) H: 6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1982
Primary Description: 
(a) Colorless over translucent light pink glasses; (b) colorless glass; (a) blown, sandblasted; (b) flameworked, sandblasted or ground. Bottle with stopper. (a) Bottle: spheroid. Wall curves inward and downward narrow mouth with plain rim; from shoulder, wall curves smoothly outward, downward and inward; base plain, with slight concavity (perhaps where pontil scar was removed). Body and underside of base have matte, sandblasted surfaces. Body decorated with thirty-one vertical ribs which extend from shortly above rim to shortly above base. Scratched signature in small rectangular area near base that is not sandblasted: "© 1982 / Janet Kelman". (b) Stopper. Upper end is flat with rounded edge; side tapers; lower end rounded. Narrow horizontal band of grinding or sandblasting below top.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kelman, Janet ((American, b.1948)), Source
1982-05-03