Scent Bottle with Stopper and Cap in Case

Object Name: 
Scent Bottle with Stopper and Cap in Case

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Object Name: 
Scent Bottle with Stopper and Cap in Case
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.2.58
Dimensions: 
Scent Bottle H: 7.5 cm, W: 1.4 cm, D: 3.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1770
Primary Description: 
Deep purple-blue lead glass; blown, cut, enameled and gilded. (a) Long, flattened ovoid body with very short neck threaded for screw-on cap and fitted with matching glass stopper (b), smooth polished base; decoration: all-over flat cut diamonds; insects and spray of berries and leaves painted in colored enamels and gold on one side and, on the other, birds, tree, and fruit. (c) Gold, screw-on cap. Case: original sharkskin case lined with silk.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Title Unknown (Rich's)
Venue(s)
Rich's Inc. 1948-10 through 1948-10
Perfume, Cologne and Scent Bottles (4th ed) (2006) p. 10 (#10); BIB# 92315
A Connoisseur's Guide to Antique Glass (1999) illustrated, p. 42; BIB# 67965
Perfume, Cologne and Scent Bottles (3rd ed) (1999) p. 10 (#10); BIB# 23719
Perfume, Cologne and Scent Bottles (1986) p. 10, #10; BIB# 65657
Fragrance: a sensual marriage of crystal and essence (1982-04) illustrated, p. 13, top right; BIB# AI59143