Dahlia

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Object Name: 
Perfume Bottle with Stopper
Title: 
Dahlia
Accession Number: 
93.3.53
Dimensions: 
(a,b) H: 8.9 cm, W: 7 cm, D: 4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
designed in 1931
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Edward Lewison
Primary Description: 
Colorless semi-lead glass, blue-green patination; mold-blown, acid-etched, patinated, ground and polished, pressed stopper. Circular scent bottle with short collared opening and ground and polished rim; large concave flower blossom on both sides in high relief (overlapping petals surrounding prominent star-formation stamen and pistils); wide smooth scalloped side band; overall matte surface with patinated and polished details, raised small rectangular base, ground and polished flat, no pontil; (b) short solid colorless stopper with matte finish button knob, wide ground cylindrical shank with base ground flat, no patination; acid-stamped in block letters on base: "R. LALIQUE/FRANCE/(inscribed) 59 D"; stopper inscribed: "59".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lewison, Mrs. Edward F. (Betty), Source
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