Enameled Egg

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Object Name: 
Enameled Egg
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6.3 cm, Diam: 4.9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Theodore R. Wernecke
Primary Description: 
Opaque white non-lead glass; mold-blown, acid-treated and enameled. Egg-shaped with pierced pewter shaker top finishing the oval. Roughly ground around top opening with screw threads at neck. Matt surface with pale green enameling near top and pink flowers and berries with green stems and leaves around center. "Thomasville" in gray on one side. Paper label on base with "PAT. DEC. 31st.. 1889./Mt.W.G. Co." in circle around double- headed eagle with "S" in shield.
Wernecke, Mrs. Theodore R., Source