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LARGE BOTTLE FROM CHEST (ONE OF THREE)

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

A large cut glass bottle with a silver stopper. The stopper is connected to the bottle top by a chain. The glass is faceted on the sides and on the top. The stopper is a flat circle.

Category:
woodwork
Object name:
LARGE BOTTLE FROM CHEST (ONE OF THREE)
Made from:
Glass -- silver
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
ca. 1786
Size:
8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
34.52.10
Class:
WOOD
Signature marks:
MARK Crowned P (the Paris Warden's mark for 1786); Crossed L's (the charge mark of the Fermier-General Henry Clavel, 1783-89); Bird's head facing L (Henry Clavel's discharge mark, 1783-89); An illegible maker's mark
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Perfume and Seduction