Cologne Bottle

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Object Name: 
Cologne Bottle
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 19.7 cm; Base Diam: 8.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mlle. Florence Marinot
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, enameled. Bulbous cylindrical shape; rounded upper lip; short cylindrical neck abruptly swells to rounded shoulder; bulbous cylindrical body gently tapers to pushed-up base; yellow and white enameled scallops encircle top of lip; dark burgundy and yellow enameled bands encircle neck; three symmetrically arranged rectangular dark burgundy panels with stylized pink and red enameled cherub figures carrying various flowers near shoulder; yellow and white enameled scallops border upper and lower areas of panels; draped line of red enameled dots extends below each panel; marked in script between two panels in yellow enamel: "Marinot".
Marinot, Florence, Source
French Art Glass
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1975-04-01 through 1975-05-18
Maurice Marinot Artisan Verrier (2013) illustrated, pp. 35, 254, #107; BIB# 128803