Brandy bottle

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Object Name: 
Brandy bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
57.3.167
Dimensions: 
H (with screw top): 14.6 cm; W (max.): 7 cm, (min.): 4.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1701-1800
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin J. Beinecke
Primary Description: 
Clear bubbly glass with a slight grey tinge; patterned in a mold, half-post method and enameled. Rectangular straight-sided body with sloping shoulder adjoined in half-post method topped by screw top (upper part missing), slightly concave base with pontil mark; on the obverse in multicolored "peasant type" enameling a woman carrying two buckets of water and dressed in a green jacket, red skirt and white apron; on the reverse two colorful flower and leaf branches, one having lily-of-the-valley blossoms; on the narrow sides two multicolored stalks on the diagonals, red and yellow dashes alternating with white wavy curly cue motifs, on the shoulder a red band with white and yellow leaves.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Beinecke, Edwin J. (d. 1957), Source
Bottles of the World (Sekai no hei)
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1977-03 through 1977-05
Sekai no hei (Bottles of the World) (1977) fig. 91; BIB# 32715
German Enameled Glass (1965) illustrated, p. 413, #123; p. 151; BIB# 18098