This Mount Washington set includes two bulb shaped decanters with the swirled base and leaf design. The leaves radiate from the base of the bottles. Both of these EAPG decanters come with their original stoppers. In addition to the 2 bottles, there is a powder puff box with lid.
Sometimes these type of old bottles are referred to as vanity, perfume, scent, cologne, barber, or dresser bottles or decanters. The covered powder puff box can also be used for jewelry or trinkets.
Material: Milk Glass. This milk glass on the bottles are an almost pearlized milk glass; it is not satin. The powder puff box is definitely satin.
Colors: White Milk Glass, known as Opal or Opaline
Bottles: 8 x 5 inches (at its widest point – the belly)
Stoppers: 4 ½ x 1 ½ inches (at its wides point – the rose head)
Height when Stoppers are on the Bottles: 10 3/4 Inches
Box: 2 ¼ x 4 ¼ inches (at its widest point – once again, at the belly)
Lid: ½ x 3 ¼ inches (at its widest point)
Height when Box is Covered: 3 Inches
When Created: About the 1895 - 1905
Maker: Mt Washington
Pattern Number: 2371, known as "The Leaf Bottle"
Where Made: New Bedford, MA, USA
Bottom Marks: I found one mark on the inside of the lid. It is marked with the letter “G”, with a backward letter “C”, and then the number “7”.
Glass Condition: Very Good. As it was formed. There is a stain on both of the bottles from the contents within. It is wear the liquid, presumably cologne, had remained in the decanter for quite some time. There are no cracks, chips (to include around the bottle lip), hairline fractures, or repairs on any of the six pieces.
Bottle and Stopper Paint Condition: Good. Much of it has worn off due to use– especially the faint background blue.
Box and Lid Paint Condition: Excellent. Since this milk glass on this piece is satin (also known as doe skin) the paint adhered to it much better than to the pearlized milk glass on the bottles and stoppers.
Bottle and Stopper Gold Paint Condition: Very Good. Most of it is still there.
Box and Lid Gold Paint Condition: Excellent. It has remained thru the years.
You are purchasing this six piece Mt Washington vanity set, which includes two leaf bottles with their original stoppers, as well as, an accompanying powder puff container with its original lid.
Re1: Mt Washington Art Glass…; Sisk, Betty B; 2003; Pg 138
Re2: Mt Washington & Pairpoint Glass; Wilson, Kenneth M; 2005. Pg 301 & 314.
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