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Canisters (2) and covers

Canisters (2) and covers
Title
Canisters (2) and covers
Date 
1860-1900
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
each: 5 3/4 x 3 in. ( 14.6 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Pair of colorless pressed lead glass canisters with covers; cylindrcial form with six "X"-shapes cut just below shoulders and six vertical ribs separating "X's"; short cylindrical neck and flange lip; flattened spherical stopper with six lines cut across top forming star, with circle cut in center and six circles between lines.
Object Number 
INV.12610a-d
Gallery Label 
A handwritten note found inside one bottle reads "This is one of a pair of Livingston bottles to go to the...[note cut off]"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group