Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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scent bottle
  • England, United Kingdom
  • scent bottle, circa 1891
  • Where object was made: London, England, United Kingdom
  • sterling silver
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5.3 x 2.6 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/16 x 1 in
  • Gift of Kathleen McBride Hall
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0189
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Cylinder with ridges that run from top to bottom in a twisting manner around the surface. The top is inscribed with an elaborate, intertwined A and B. The top third of the cylinder is hinged and opens to reveal a gold-colored interior and a glass stopper.