Bottle Case with 8 Bottles

Object Name: 
Bottle Case with 8 Bottles

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Object Name: 
Bottle Case with 8 Bottles
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Accession Number: 
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Not on Display
about 1725-1750
Primary Description: 
Bottle Case with Eight Bottles. Case: Shagreen-covered, lined with dark red velvet and woven silver-thread bands; silvered brass fittings. Rectangular box with domed, paneled, hinged top. Bottles: colorless lead glass; blown, cut. (a) Tall, flat-sided, bottle with cut corners; blown into full-sized, eight-sided mold; panel-cut sides, with panel-cut facets at the shoulders; short, cylindrical neck with flat, faceted rim; ground on the inside for stopper; flat, cut base with the remains of pontil scar. (b) Spherical, facet-cut knob enclosing multiple air beads; tapered, rough-ground shank.
Lanmon, Dwight P. (American, b. 1938), Source