Barber Bottle

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Object Name: 
Barber Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.80 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.5 cm, Diam: 9.4 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 cobalt blue non-lead glass; mold-blown, tooled, enameled, gilded. Dark blue barber bottle with globular body, long, cylindrical neck and a sheared rim. The body is painted with a band of "Persian" design in silver enamel with opaque yellow outlines and details. A sequence of narrow gilded bands decorate the shoulder of the vessel. The rim shows traces of gilding. Rough pontil mark under concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Goodrich, John C., Source
1995
Inscription: 
3/pair
label
Affixed base
Barber Bottles (1977) illustrated, pl. 12; BIB# 19990