Cameo Scent Bottle with Fruit

Object Name: 
Cameo Scent Bottle with Fruit

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Object Name: 
Cameo Scent Bottle with Fruit
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2016.2.12
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.6 cm, W: 5.2 cm, D: 3.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1880-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ennion Society
Primary Description: 
Cameo Scent Bottle with Fruit. Translucent light amber and white glasses, gold-toned metal; cased, blown, carved, assembled. Flattened globular white on translucent light amber glass scent bottle. Bottle decorated with a pair of pears on branch with leaves on one side and a pair of unidentified round fruit (possibly plums) on branch with leaves on other side. Flat base outlined with twining branch. Gold-toned metal neck with two chased arms extending down shoulder of bottle; four-lobed cap decorated with small flowers hinged to neck. Circular glass disk set within cap.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jacobson, Susan Kaplan, Source
2016-09-09
Material: 
Inscription: 
454
inscription
Scratched inside hinge
TIFFANY & Co. / NY
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Stamped inside cap
Acquisitions (2017) illustrated, pp. 26-27 (#18); BIB# AI103665
English Cameo Glass (1980) illustrated, p. 265, fig. C211; BIB# 20952