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Glass bottle, c1880

This is a green glass bottle that was excavated at Casselden Place, Melbourne, in 2003. It measures 29.8 cm x 9.5 cm and was in use in about 1880.


Scent bottle, c1880

This small, ornate, green glass scent bottle was excavated at Casselden Place, Melbourne, in 2003. It measures 98 mm x 60 mm, with a diameter of 57 mm, and was in use in about 1880.


Medicine bottle, c1880

This is a clear glass, single-dose medicine bottle. It has a maker's mark and was manufactured in China. It was uncovered in an archaeological dig of the area known as 'Little Lon', Melbourne, in 2003. The bottle measures 50 mm x 19 mm, and would have been in use in about 1880.


Carnival glass bowl, c1926

This is a round glass bowl made by Crystal Glass Ltd in about 1926. The bowl has been photographed from above so as to look down into the interior of the bowl. The bottom is a recessed circle, in which a raised kangaroo design and some tree and branch shapes can be seen. This circle is surrounded by tree shapes of various ...


Art Deco drinks set, c1930

This is a crystal drinks set made in around 1930 in France by an unknown maker. The glassware sits on a rectangular wooden tray with low wooden and chrome-plated sides. At the centre is a crystal decanter with a wide base and flat sides rising at an angle to a round neck and horizontal lip. A hexagonal stopper sits in the ...


Tiffany 'Jack-in-the-pulpit' vase, 1900-08

This is a glass vase designed in New York around 1894 by Louis Comfort Tiffany. The vase, which measures 50.0 cm (height) x 26.5 cm (width), has the appearance of a flowering plant with a tall stem rising from a flattened globular base to support a very large, undulating, circular petal form (corolla). The front part of ...


Legras and Cie glass vase, c1905

This is a blown-glass vase made in about 1905 by Legras and Cie, St Denis, France. Measuring 65.0 cm (height) x 18.0 cm (width), the vase is shaped rather like a stair banister. It rises from a flat, circular base, gradually curves in to a slightly pinched waist, and then swells out slightly before tapering upwards to a ...


Rex goblet with lid, c1914

This is a lidded crystal goblet made in about 1914 by Rex, a small glass factory in Bohemia, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and now in the Czech Republic. Measuring 18.0 cm high and with a diameter of 6.0 cm, the goblet is essentially a cylindrical form that rises from a low circular base and curves slightly outwards ...


‘Antipodean bowl with albatross II’, 1991

This is a deep, cone-shaped, translucent crystal glass bowl with an ice-like hue and finish and four supports (not visible in the photograph) extending from the base made by New Zealand glass artist Ann Robinson in 1991. A separate translucent glass albatross head and neck sits on the rim. It is made from 24 per cent cast ...


'Cell series' vase by Giles Bettison, 2001

This is a blown glass vase incorporating murrini segments, later ground and coldworked, from the 'Cell series', made in 2001 by Giles Bettison (1966-). The vase measures 24.5 cm x 10.0 cm and rises from a wide, flat base to a tall conical form that is narrower at the top. The body of the container is totally covered with ...