Perfume Bottle

American
about 1850–75


Place of Creation: United States, New England

Dimensions

6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1978.990

Medium or Technique

Glass, molded

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Turquoise blue molded perfume bottle - eight sided flaring out above base, then slightly incurvate body flaring out again at shoulder. Threaded top with pewter threaded lid. Brown paper label on front of bottle “Prepared by Wm R. Preston, Chemist, Portsm. NH.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. William H. Fenn III, Yorklyn SR Box 21, Mt Cuba, Delaware

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection