Miniature Smelling Bottle: Spiral Bottom

Object Number: 
1965.761j
Date: 
1780-1820
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 in. ( 7.9 x 6 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Colorless blown lead glass smelling bottle; cylindrical wound body (seahorse shape) with embedded white threads (slightly twisted) and with applied trailed thread decoration (colorless) crimped into parallel notches, with crimped end; straight finish with fire-polished lip; pontil mark on side.
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