Cruet

Object Number: 
INV.3253
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 14 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Blue lead glass cruet or cologne bottle blown in a mold of three vertical sections and a base plate (McKearin GI-7 Type 3 and Rayed Type III) using the blow-over and crack-off process; bottle has tapered cylindrical neck with a flared lip, barrel-shaped body with sloping shoulders molded with bulbous rings at midpoint of neck and at shoulders and 34 vertical ribs, molded radiating ribs on flat base with no pontil mark.
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Creative: Tronvig Group