Perfume Bottle

American
about 1850–75


Place of Creation: United States, New England

Dimensions

6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1978.991a-b

Medium or Technique

Glass, molded

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Amethyst molded perfume bottle - eight sided. Flaring out above base; then slightly incurvate body flaring out again at shoulder. Threaded top with threaded pewter 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