Falcon Perfume

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Object Name: 
Falcon Perfume
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2008.2.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.8 cm, W: 18.1 cm, D: 4.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1885
Credit Line: 
Gift of Barbara Olsen in memory of Fellow, John K. Olsen
Primary Description: 
Transparent red glass with applied gold decoration and attached metal lid: Blown, tooled, ground, painted, assembled. Perfume bottle is shaped to resemble a falcon head with applied gold decoration for the mouth, eyes and feathers. Has flat bottom and attached metal flip cap.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Olsen, Barbara H. (Mrs. John K.) (1923-2016), Source
2008-04-08
Material: 
Inscription: 
Webb
Inscription
Acid stamp On bottom
"RR16888"
Inscription
In paint On bottom
A-G #141
Label
Sticker On bottom
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2008 (2009) illustrated, p. 17; BIB# AI94759