Gemel Bottle

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Object Name: 
Gemel Bottle
Accession Number: 
83.4.103
Dimensions: 
L: 19.7 cm, W: 9.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1820-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift Mr. and Mrs. Martin M. Love
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and engraved. Oval shape formed of two flat oval bottles fused together with the necks at top pointing in opposite directions; applied leafy decoration down both sides to cover edges and conceal join. One side engraved with two birds facing each other within a wreath; other side engraved with monogram "WB" or "WJB". Rough pontil mark at bottom.
Provenance: 
Love, Martin M., Source
Love, Mrs. Martin M., Source
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