Object Name: 
Sulphide Perfume Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Sulphide Perfume Bottle with Stopper
Accession Number: 
84.2.30
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.3 cm, W: 8.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1820-1830
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment Fund
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; blown, cut, encased, molded sulphide. (a) Bulbous, ovoid shape; flared rim with diamond-faceted thick rim; short flaring neck, ground for a stopper; scratched "15" inside the neck; panel-cut shoulders; cut ledge; polished oval panel enclosing a molded sulphide plaque of a seated female angel, writing on a large tablet; reverse flat, impressed "Pellatt & Green, / Patentees, LONDON."; sides, back and base covered with finely cut strawberry diamonds. (b) Convex, circular shape, covered with finely cut strawberry diamonds; waisted, panel-cut stem; tapered, polished shank with polished base, with scratched "15" on the end.
Provenance: 
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06
Inscription: 
15
a) Inscription
scratched inside the neck
Pellatt & Green, / Pantentees, LONDON
a) Signature
Impressed on reverse
15
b) Inscription
scratched on the end
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1984 (1985) illustrated, p. 16; BIB# AI96385