Toilet Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.72
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 14.1 cm; (a) H: 10.7 cm; D (rim): 2.5 cm, (max.)(body): 13.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1801-1900
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Transparent colorless glass with green tint; dip-molded, free- blown, gilded and enameled. (a) Flat oval base with ground pontil mark, flattened heart-shaped body, cylindrical neck with ground rim; (b) conical "frosted" stopper with mold-blown, knop- like finial forming four ribbed leaves, the body is ribbed through dip-molding; floral motifs on the body, on the neck below rim a gilded band again with floral motifs; on the base the engraved signature: "Galle".
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954
Corning: Un Musee de verre Unique au Minde (1990) p. 41;