Scent Bottle


Repousse chased, cylindrical bottle with rounded or mushroom-shaped, screw-on cover with overall floral decoration, the bottle accented by rounded water leaves at its shoulder and pointed water leaves at base. Cover collar is struck with Gorham trademark (right-facing lion passant in clipped-corner square, incuse anchor, and gothic or Old English "G" in clipped-corner square) next to "STERLING" in incuse san serif letters; underside of flat bottle bottom stramped "275".

Date Made: post 1868ca 1875 - 1900

Maker: Gorham Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Rhode Island, Providence

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.1749Catalog Number: 60.1749Accession Number: 200122

Object Name: bottle, scent

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 in x 1 1/8 in; x 15.24 cm x 2.8575 cm


Record Id: nmah_312426

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