Smelling Bottle

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Object Name: 
Smelling Bottle
Accession Number: 
95.4.201
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1780-about 1820
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Charles H. & A. Wendt Voorhees
Primary Description: 
Deep turquoise glass; mold-blown. Flattened ovoid with sheared neck rim; patterned in a twenty-six rib dip mold and slightly twisted so that ribs are not quite straight; base fire polished.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Webster, Donald, Source
Webster, Elizabeth Voorhees, Source
Technique: