2 Toilet Water Bottles

Object Name: 
2 Toilet Water Bottles

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Object Name: 
2 Toilet Water Bottles
Accession Number: 
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Not on Display
about 1760-1770
Primary Description: 
Deep amethyst lead glass; blown, cut and richly gilded. Conical bodies with straight sides flaring to long flat shoulders sloping to short necks with narrow 10-sided flanges and attached by mereses to pedestal bases with bobbin-like stems and 10-sided feet, smooth bases. Edges of feet cut with triangular facets; bodies, with all-over, flat diamonds; shoulders, with tapering pointed panels and edges of flanges with facets; all-over gild decorations including diaper of daisies and bead-circles on bodies, floral and geometric motifs on shoulder panels, and foliated scroll circuits on necks and feet.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
In Sparkling Company: Reflections on Glass in the 18th-century British World (2020) illustrated, pp. 166-167 (fig. 119);