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Perfume Bottle

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Perfume Bottle

Artist: Unknown

Date: c. 1900
Medium: glass and metal
Dimensions:
3 1/2 × 1 1/8 inches (8.9 × 2.9 cm)
Classification: Toilet Articles
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 61.900.196.4.A
1965 Appraisal: 355
1979 York Appraisal: 704
Previous Number: 61.900.196.H
Accession Number: 1981.266.H
DescriptionOval shaped base; octagonal body; gold colored scrolling and lattice designs; gold colored metal neck; hinged gold colored metal lid (possibly gold leaf due to lack of tarnishing).
Provenance: Frances Ann Lutcher [Mrs. Henry Jacob Lutcher, 1841-1924] [1]; by inheritance to her daughter Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to her son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted March 5, 1981 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House | 1. Card (HC.61.900.106) in object indicates Sewing Box was a gift from Miriam Lutcher Stark to her mother Frances Ann Lutcher. Card is possibly not associated with Sewing Box and was added later. Above stated provenance will be assumed accurate unless proven otherwise by conclusive evidence.