- Museum number
Scent-bottle; glass; purple; mould-blown; flattened pear-shape; small foot with pewter screw top; ornamented on one side with double-headed eagle surmounted by crown and on other with floral design.
- Production date
- 1675-1700 (circa)
Height: 8.70 centimetres
Width: 4.80 centimetres (max)
- Curator's comments
- See also 1875,0522.27 and 1874,0311.3
For other comparable examples in various colours, see 'Bernard Perrot 1640-1709', exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts, Orleans, 2010. The BM piece appears to be the only one of purple glass.
- On display (G46/dc19/sh2)
- Exhibition history
2010 13 Mar-27 Jun, France, Musée des Beaux-Arts Orléans, Secrets et Transparences
- The metal mount is a (?19th-century) replacement, according to B. Dragesco
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number