Gemel bottle

about 1850


Dimensions

Overall: 21.6 x 8.9 x 3.8 cm (8 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.767

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown and engraved

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Gemel bottle or flask, consisting of two glass bottles blown separately and fused together, with a plain necks curved in opposite directions; engraved with several musical instruments above the name “C. Schulze” on one side, and with several woodworking tools above “Vivat / dem Zimmermann” on the other.

Provenance

Purchased by the donors from an antiques dealer many years ago.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Lou and Robert Sutter