Update

Welcome back! New-York Historical is now open for visitors. Book your timed-entry tickets. And reserve separate, timed-entry tickets for our free, outdoor exhibition Hope Wanted in the rear courtyard.

Smelling bottle w/lid: 8-sides, purple

Object Number: 
1965.766e
Date: 
1820-1890
Medium: 
Glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 7/8 in. ( 5.7 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Deep amethyst lead glass smelling bottle blown in a two-part mold with round metal ringed cap; hexagonal shape with faceted sides.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group