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Scent bottle and stopper

Scent bottle and stopper

  • Place of origin:

    Vienna (made)

  • Date:

    1866 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    J. & L. Lobmeyr (manufacturer)

  • Museum number:

    626A-1869

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 80, shelf 1 []

Place of Origin

Vienna (made)

Date

1866 (made)

Artist/maker

J. & L. Lobmeyr (manufacturer)

Dimensions

Height: 15.0 cm

Descriptive line

Scent bottle and stopper, Austria (Vienna), made by J & L Lobmeyr glassworks, 1866

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Paris Universal Exhib. 1867 Vol II Report.. by Henry Chance, p.374. Corning; Glass from worlds Fairs; Science & art dept. List of the Objects obtained during the Paris exbn. of 1867, London, 1868, pp1-4,p2 no.260; Art Journal Illus. ed for Paris 1867

Labels and date

This service is described in the Museum's printed registers of 1869 as having been 'bought as an example of cheapness of manufacture'. The cheapness was relative. The decoration is hand-done and this bottle cost £1.12.0.The service was included in the international exhibition, Paris, 1867, where Lobmeyr won a silver medal. []

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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