Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
52.3.42 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.2 cm; Base Diam (max): 7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Bottle. Clear glass with small and minute bubbles; slightly dull at the inside, wear marks at bottom; pattern-molded, expanded and enameled. Hexagonal body with concave base having rough pontil mark, sloping shoulder with applied top and metal screw top; enameled multicolored "peasant-type" decoration: a man in a blue coat, on the back side: "Hie iste alleine den ich von Hertzen meine", sunflowers, blossoms and white spiral ornaments on the side panels, a wreath around the shoulder.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Murray, Samuel E., Source
1952-09-25
Color: 
Material: 
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, pp. 151, 420, #142; BIB# 18098