Miniature Smelling Bottle: Spiral Bottom

Miniature Smelling Bottle: Spiral Bottom
Title
Miniature Smelling Bottle: Spiral Bottom
Date 
1780-1820
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 in. ( 7.3 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Colorless blown lead glass smelling bottle; cylindrical wound body (seahorse shape) with applied trailed thread decoration (deep blue) crimped into parallel notches, with crimped end; straight finish with fire-polished lip; pontil mark on side.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number 
1965.761a
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group