This pretty American Brilliant cut glass bottle features a pattern of alternating columns, one cut with hobstars and the other cut with hobnails and stars. The stopper is a faceted ball (also known as a lapidary cut). The base is cut in a star. The stopper has “P 4” etched into it. “P 4” is also etched into the inside of the neck of the bottle, indicating that they do match.
This comes from the estate of Phil’s mom, who was a passionate collector of American Brilliant cut glass and other fine art glass.
SIZE: With the stopper, the bottle measures about 6 1/2" high. Without stopper, it is about 4 1/2". The base has a diameter of about 2 3/4".
CONDITION: There are a few small nicks on the top, probably where the stopper “missed” as it was put into the bottle. The colored picture shows these chips on the lip. There are some scratches on the lower section of the bottle – on the inside. It looks to us as though someone may have tried cleaning with something hard. We don’t see these scratches anywhere but at the bottom part. We see a couple of tiny nicks on some high points.
The stopper appears to be a little different in color than the rest of the bottle. It is the correct stopper, but was probably from a different blank run. It has a golden hue to it, but the color isn’t as pronounced as the pictures indicate. If you would like more pictures of the stopper we can try to take some in different light.