Perfume bottle in case

Object Number: 
1971.109gg
Date: 
1790-1830
Medium: 
Tortoise shell, silver, glass, metal, textile
Dimensions: 
Case (closed): 2 x 1 x 3/4 in. (5.1 x 2.5 x 1.9 cm)
Description: 
Colorless free-blown glass perfume bottle with sunburst pattern cut into each side and polished, pontil mark on bottom, and silver cap with ring on top; bottle (in the shape of miniature flask) nested into tortoise shell case lined with textile, with metal diamond affixed to each side.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Coates in loving memory of Howard Masten and Anne Louise Canoune
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group