Toilet Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle with Stopper
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(a&b) H: 9.8 cm; (a) H: 9 cm; D (max. body): 7.7 cm
Not on Display
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Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with blue tint; free-blown, enameled and gilded. Small solid conical base with ground pontil mark, spherical slightly flattened body to give a bottle a rectangular-like shape, small cylindrical neck; multicolored floral motifs and a butterfly, gilded contours and traces of gilding on top of base, on base in red: "E. Galle a Nancy". (b) Small mushroom-like stopper.
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
The Glass Arts of Emile Galle (Emiru Gare no garasu) (1985) illustrated, #11; BIB# 32767