Barber Bottle

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Object Name: 
Barber Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.85
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.9 cm, Diam: 8.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1880-1920
Credit Line: 
Gift of John C. Goodrich in memory of Elsie Moore Price
Primary Description: 
Barber Bottle. Transparent dark blue non-lead glass; mold-blown, tooled, enameled, gilded. Barber bottle of transparent dark blue glass; cylindrical body with a long straight neck and a small bulbous protrusion in mid-height; sheared lip, which is gilded on the flat edge. The body is painted with a circle of stylized daisies consisting of narrow radiating lines in white opaque enamel and simple dots in pale yellow enamel in the center; near the foot and on the shoulder is a border of flowers, each consisting of a circle of white dots framed by a succession of dotted arches. Tooled foot ring, shallow kick, and a rough circular pontil mark. Gummed label under base "11/pair".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Goodrich, John C., Source
1995
Material: 
Inscription: 
11/pair
label
Affixed base