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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


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.