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Bottle

Object Number: 
1952.269
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 16.5 x 7.9 x 6 cm )
Description: 
Dark amethyst blown nonlead glass bottle (or decanter); rectangular body with rounded shoulders with ridge formed by second gather; conical neck with lip; low push-up; pontil mark on bottom; polychrome enamel-painted decoration consisting of bird under crescent moon on one side and circular motif flanked by petal-like motifs on other side.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group