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Burmese Hand Scent Bottle

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Burmese Hand Scent Bottle

Type: 
Lay down scent bottle or flask
Material(s): 
Glass, glossy
Designer/Maker: 
Mt. Washington Glass Company
Markings: 
None
Origin: 
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Date or Era: 
ca. 1885
Dimensions: 
6-3/4 inches long
Additional Information: 
Burmese is a single-layered opaue glass shading from yellow at the base to salmon pink at the top. The company began manufacturing Burmese glass in 1885. It was made in both a glossy and an acid finish. For more on "American Scent Bottles," view the presentation on this website under the Resources tab.

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