John Burton (1894–1985)
Object Place: Santa Barbara, California, United States
Overall: 22.9 x 6.4 x 6.4 cm (9 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Scent bottle made in clear glass. Body is made up of five globular sections that get smaller as they go up, a neck, flared rim, and an applied round foot. Patterened bands of cream and dark brown, made up of interlaced threads, wrap around the vessel. Q-tip shaped stopper with a spherical top. Swirl of gold, blue and dark brown through the clear, colorless glass.
Marked on bottom with blue glass "J".
1987, gift of Elsie Burton (wife of the artist), Kapaa, Hawaii, to the MFA (Accession date: March 25, 1987).
Gift of Elsie Burton