Schnapshund (Liquor Dog)

Object Name: 
Schnapshund (Liquor Dog)

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Object Name: 
Schnapshund (Liquor Dog)
Accession Number: 
62.3.56
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.5 cm, L: 17.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Credit Line: 
Gift of Minnie L. Schuelein
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent dark blue, opalescent white non-lead glasses; blown, threaded, combed, applied bits. Bottle in the form of a dog, standing on four feet, his tail forming the neck of the bottle; the double-bulb body of colorless glass, with blue and white trailed threads, combed into a wave pattern; the neck of the body (tail of the animal) cylindrical, with trailed and pincered blue rim; trailed and pincered colorless bands at the tail and around the middle of the body; applied bulbous head, with blue ears, blue and white eyes, and a blue and white object in its mouth; tooled blue pad on its chest, with rough pontil mark; four tooled blue feet and legs.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schuelein, Minnie L., Source
1962