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Perfume Bottle

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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

American, about 1850–75

Place of Creation

New England, United States

Dimensions

6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1978.991a-b

Medium or Technique

Glass, molded

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass