Scent Bottle

Scent Bottle

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Description
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".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle, scent
date made
post 1868
ca 1875 - 1900
maker
Gorham Manufacturing Company
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 1 1/8 in; x 15.24 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
DL.60.1749
catalog number
60.1749
accession number
200122
Credit Line
Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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