Calabash bottle

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Object Name: 
Calabash bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H: 23.5 cm, W: 13.7 cm, D: 11 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Lyon
Primary Description: 
Light aqua non-lead glass; mold blown. Gourd shaped body with long neck, applied flat collar with tooled ring just below, scallops where neck broadens into shoulder and four vertical ribs down each side from shoulder to base. Obverse shows inscription "JENNY LIND" above bust portrait of women facing left wearing a broad collar, with crossed branches below; reverse has inscription "FISLERVILLE GLASS WORKS" above a building with a large smokestack and boxes and barrels in front. Circular, slightly domed base has a molded ring with a ring shaped pontil mark inside.
Lyon, Kenneth W., Source
Lyon, Sylvia Applebee (Mrs. Kenneth), Source
American Antiques and Collectibles (2001) illustrated, p. 275; BIB# 76353
A Catalogue of American Antiques (1990) illustrated, p. 103; BIB# 69239