Barber Bottle

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Object Name: 
Barber Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.92
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.4 cm, Diam: 9.8 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, tooled, enameled, gilded. Barber bottle of transparent pale red glass with globular body and a long bulbous neck, and a rolled lip with gilded rim. The bottle is decorated on one side with a floral spray consisting of a large blossom surrounded by leaves extending from the lower rim across the shoulder to the mid-neck. The image is outlined in raised enamel, the filled in with gold. Round base with a shallow kick and a rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Goodrich, John C., Source
1995
Material: 
Inscription: 
Similar/Holiner/pg. 7
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Affixed base
19
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Affixed base