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PERFUME BOTTLE

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Dacha


About this object

The perfume bottle is made from blue glass and gold. It is urn-shaped with a foot and wide facets at the top. The body is somewhat flattened and is covered with chased gold openwork representing a grapevine. On each side are the same two seated figures, male and female, picking grapes and seated on a large fallen column. The gold cap has on the top a chased flower spray and others on the sides all on a stippled ground.

Category:
glassware
Object name:
PERFUME BOTTLE
Made from:
Glass -- gold
Made in:
FRANCE (?)
Date made:
ca. 19th c.
Size:
2 13/16 × 1 5/16 in. (7.1 × 3.3 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.117
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Perfume and Seduction