Miniature Smelling Bottle w/Cork: Shoe Shape

Miniature Smelling Bottle w/Cork: Shoe Shape
Title
Miniature Smelling Bottle w/Cork: Shoe Shape
Date 
1850-1925
Medium 
Glass, cork
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 3 5/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 3.5 x 9.2 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Colorless lead glass smelling bottle blown in two-part mold in the shape of a shoe laced up front; pointed toe culminates in bottle mouth, with cork inside; makers mark in the form of a monogram with initials BAC and crown.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number 
1965.767a
Marks 
molded: maker's mark on bottom of shoe, sole: "[crown with five points]" molded: maker's mark on bottom of shoe, nearer heel: "[intertwined letters B, A, and V]"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group