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Whimsey or Seed Bottle

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Colorless whimsy or seed bottle with flat base and cylindrical stem. Body is hollow inverted pear with smoothed out pontil mark at top. Very pure glass.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. William H. Fenn III, Yorklyn SR Box 21, Mt Cuba, Delaware

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

1820–60

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

20.2 x 11.1 cm (7 15/16 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.1189

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass