Cameo Scent Bottle with Flowers

Object Name: 
Cameo Scent Bottle with Flowers

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Object Name: 
Cameo Scent Bottle with Flowers
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2016.2.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10 cm, W: 3.9 cm, D: 2.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1880-1900
1879 (silver)
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ennion Society
Primary Description: 
Cameo Scent Bottle with Flowers. (a) Translucent red and white glasses, silver, cork; cased, blown, carved, assembled. Flattened teardrop-shaped white on translucent red cameo scent bottle. Bottle decorated with five-petaled flowers and foliage suspended from top of bottle. Threaded silver collar fixed to rim. (b) Undecorated globular silver cap with cork insert (cap has yellowish hue).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jacobson, Susan Kaplan, Source
2016-09-09
Material: 
Inscription: 
S.M. [image of lion, shield, and Roman numeral I]
inscription
Stamped (b) around neck of cap hallmark for Sampson Mordan & Co (1880-1887), Sterling, London, 1884
English cameo glass perfume bottles (2020) illustrated, p. 158, T44, T45;
Acquisitions (2017) illustrated, pp. 26-27 (#18); BIB# AI103665
English Cameo Glass (1980) illustrated, p. 264, fig. C207; BIB# 20952