Smelling bottle

Object Number: 
INV.571
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 6.4 x 3.8 x 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Deep amethyst lead glass smelling bottle blown in two-part mold, with ringed cap; hexagonal shape with 2 wide flat sides in front and back, 2 narrow sides on each end, rising in double ogee curve from narrow sloping base.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group