Bellflower Shaker Bottle with Cap

Object Name: 
Bellflower Shaker Bottle with Cap

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Object Name: 
Bellflower Shaker Bottle with Cap
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.4.425 F
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.75 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1866-1899
Primary Description: 
Bellflower Shaker Bottle with Cap. Non-lead glass, colorless; shaker pressed in one piece; Lazy Susan shape: lower body, cylindrical with flat plain base; upper body inverted-ovoid projecting beyond lower thus forming rest for caster rim; long hexagonal panels on neck below threading for brass perforated cap on shaker; lower body finely ribbed; upper with bellflower circlet on fine ribbed field; traces of rough pontil marks on base of bottles.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Bellflower
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) illustrated, pl. 189; BIB# 22048
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 263, #1047; BIB# 30457