Midnight Trees

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Object Name: 
Scent Bottle with Stopper
Midnight Trees
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a & b) H: 9.7 cm, W: 11.2 cm, D: 5.5 cm; (a) H: 6.8 cm; (b) L: 8.3 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Matthew Buechner
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass with applied decoration of transparent white, green, amber, opaque black; vessel blown with applied colored frit, canes of colored glass and glass frits applied with blowtorch (flameworked) while hot; hotworked colorless stopper. Small flattened ovoid body with narrow opening and short thick neck, white and black frit has been scattered to give appearance of clouds, green/black/amber frits scattered towards the base; decoration on one flattened side of two lampworked trees with black trunk and branches blowing in the wind; base is ground and polished flat; inscribed in script around exterior edge of base: "Matthew Buechner c 1987 Thames Street Glass".
Buechner, Matthew (American, b. 1957), Source