Flint Crown Scent Bottle

Object Name: 
Flint Crown Scent Bottle

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Object Name: 
Flint Crown Scent Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 20.4 cm, Diam (max): 15.1 cm
On Display
about 1897
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, cut, ground and polished. Three-part scent bottle with the base representing the lower portion of a crown. The glass has 4 large panels cut completely away and the panels that remain are decorated with alternating diamond cut pattern and leaves. The inner bottle is a small cylindrical bottle that flares slightly at shoulders then narrows to a short neck and flares once again to a flat rim with a stopper in the shape of a cross "formee patee". It is decorated overall with a diamond pattern with the tips of a each diamond waffle-cut.
C & L Burman (Works of Art) Ltd., Former Collection