Bottle, Bust of Henry Ward Beecher
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
6 3/4 x 3 x 3 in. (17.1 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm) (show scale)
On bottom, molded: "T.P. SPENCER & Co. / NY"
On chest of portrait bust, molded: "BEECHER"
On back, between shoulders of portrait bust, molded: "PAT JUNE 9TH / 1874."
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
Colorless pressed glass bottle molded into shape of a bust of Henry Ward Beecher; mouth of bottle (on short neck) rises from his head.
American. Bottle, Bust of Henry Ward Beecher, 1887. Glass, 6 3/4 x 3 x 3 in. (17.1 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.279. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.279_acetate_bw.jpg)
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