Barber Bottle

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Object Name: 
Barber Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.89
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.2 cm, Diam: 10.4 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 dark purple non-lead glass; mold-blown in optic mold, tooled, enameled. Barber bottle of transparent dark purple glass with faint, vertical ribs; globular body with a long straight neck, slightly flaring at the rim, and a sheared lip. The body is decorated with sprays of three stylized white flowers alternating with groups of four red dots. Round base with a shallow kick and a rough pontil mark. 2 gummed labels under base "15" and "Similar/Holiner/pg. 89".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Goodrich, John C., Source
1995
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
Similar/Holiner/pg. 89
label
Affixed base
15
label
Affixed base