Wine or Liquor Bottle

Object Name: 
Wine or Liquor Bottle

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Object Name: 
Wine or Liquor Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 21.3 cm, Diam (max): 13.4 cm
Not on Display
about 1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Wine or Liquor Bottle. Transparent olive green glass (bottle glass) with many bubbles; blown in a mold and painted. Inverted-piriform (pear shaped) body, with very high domed base with bulge at center, and tapering to slender almost cylindrical neck with collared lip; painted panel of the half figure portrait of a gentleman in dark armour, with a brown scarf, with long hair and mustache, in a golden "rococo" frame, on reverse side coat of arms probably of this gentleman, framed by golden and brown ring-like ornaments: escutcheon shows two pairs of symbols, one having three golden half-moons on brownish-red, other having green, grey black and golden bars.
Glueckselig, M., & Son, Source