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Pocket bottle

Maker:
Attributed to American Flint Glass Manufactory (1764–1774)
Maker:
Attributed to Henry William Stiegel (American (born Germany), Cologne 1729–1785 Charming Forge, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1769–74
Geography:
Made in Manheim, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Blown pattern-molded glass
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Schiff, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.502.68
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
The diamond-daisy pattern on this amethyst-colored pocket bottle may have been introduced by Stiegel; it is not found on European examples. Many variations of this popular design exist, as seen in other pieces in the collection (see 34.65 and 14.74.17).
Henry G. Schiff, South Salem, New York
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