Cameo Scent Bottle with Globular Flowers

Object Name: 
Cameo Scent Bottle with Globular Flowers

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Object Name: 
Cameo Scent Bottle with Globular Flowers
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2016.2.6
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.8 cm, W: 5.2 cm, D: 2.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1880-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ennion Society
Primary Description: 
Cameo Scent Bottle with Globular Flowers. Translucent deep amber and white glasses, silver; cased, blown, carved, assembled. Flattened gourd-shaped white on translucent deep amber cameo scent bottle. Bottle decorated with one large globular floral bloom on each side (possibly hydrangeas or peonies) and leaves stemming from a twining branch. Silver neck with hinged undecorated hemispherical cap fixed to top of bottle. Metal coil set within cap; circular colorless glass disk fixed within top of cap behind metal coil.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jacobson, Susan Kaplan, Source
2016-09-09
Material: 
Inscription: 
JB/AJ
inscription
Stamped inside top portion of cap
JB/AJ [image of lion, shield, letter "D", and woman's head in profile]
inscription
Stamped around metal neck hallmark for Jane Brownett & Alexander Jones (1876-1881), Sterling, London, 1879, with duty mark of Queen Victoria (used 1838-1890)
Acquisitions (2017) illustrated, pp. 26-27 (#18); BIB# AI103665