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: 
2016.2.9
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.1 cm, W: 3.9 cm, D: 2.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1880-1900
1886 (silver)
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Ennion Society
Primary Description: 
Cameo Scent Bottle with Flowers. Transparent green, transparent brown, and white glasses, silver; cased, blown, carved, assembled. Flattened teardrop-shaped white, layered over translucent green, layered over transparent brown glass scent bottle (green layer visible at narrowed base and inside rim). Bottle decorated with twining five-petaled flowers and foliage. Silver neck fixed to top of bottle; undecorated globular cap hinged to neck.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jacobson, Susan Kaplan, Source
2016-09-09
Material: 
Inscription: 
[indecipherable letter or symbols] / 4
inscription
Stamped inside metal cap
A.W.P [image of lion, letter "M", and anchor]
inscription
Stamped around neck of metal collar hallmark for Arthur Willmore Pennington (1890-1891), Sterling, 1886(?), Birmingham
English cameo glass perfume bottles (2020) illustrated, p. 158, T42, T43;
Acquisitions (2017) illustrated, pp. 26-27 (#18); BIB# AI103665
English Cameo Glass (1980) illustrated, p. 264, fig. C207; BIB# 20952