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cordial bottle
  • unknown maker from Europe or the United States
  • cordial bottle, 1750–1800
  • Where object was made: United States or Europe
  • blown glass, enamel
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14.7 x 7.6 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 3/4 x 3 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6606

Stiegel type cordial bottle with straight sides and sloping shoulders. The body is decorated with panels of multicolored enamel. On one of the long sides is a panel of blue and yellow flowers with a smaller panel on either side of red/orange, yellow and blue diagonal lines. On the other long side is a female figure holding a goblet. The end panels have red/orange, yellow and blue V's. There is a band of red/orange around the shoulders.