Sulphide Perfume Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Sulphide Perfume Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Sulphide Perfume Bottle with Stopper
Accession Number: 
84.2.28
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.1 cm, Diam: 6.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, enameled white sulphide; blown, encased, cut, enameled sulphide. (a) Low, circular shape; flat rim with cut radial grooves, cylindrical neck ground for a stopper; bulbous, circular bottle with a narrow band of tiny cut strawberry diamonds, sides with cut convex ovals on panels; base with a wide band of tiny strawberry diamonds; polished concave pontil mark. (b) Flat, circular shape; top with a polished, concave, circular window, with a narrow band of cut cross-hatched diamonds encircling it; enclosing a small, flat, circular sulphide plaque with miniature enameled floral bouquet (a viola, rose, and blue, orange, and violet flowers and leaves) ringed by a blue line; reverse plain; short, cylindrical stem above a tapered, rough-ground shank with polished end.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06