Cameo Scent Bottle with Plums

Object Name: 
Cameo Scent Bottle with Plums

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Object Name: 
Cameo Scent Bottle with Plums
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2016.2.13
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.6 cm, W: 4.7 cm, D: 3.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1880-1900
1904 (silver)
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ennion Society
Primary Description: 
Cameo Scent Bottle with Plums. (a) Translucent amber and white glasses, silver; cased, blown, carved, assembled. Flattened globular white on translucent amber glass scent bottle. Each side of bottle decorated with a pair of round fruit, probably plums, on branch with leaves; a housefly rests on one fruit on one side of bottle. Flat base outlined with curled ends of stems. Threaded silver collar fixed to top of bottle. (b) Chased acanthus scroll globular silver cap with cylindrical neck. Cork fixed within top of cap.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jacobson, Susan Kaplan, Source
2016-09-09
Material: 
Inscription: 
CM [image of anchor, lion, and letter "e"]
inscription
Stamped (b) around neck of cap hallmark for C C May & Sons (1888-1912), Birmingham, Sterling, 1904
Acquisitions (2017) illustrated, pp. 26-27 (#18); BIB# AI103665