49 E. 78 St Suite 2B New York City, NY 10075 United States 845.461.8506
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$ 2,400

Cast Iron Bull Head Perfume Dispenser

Origin United States, New York
Period 1900-1919
Materials Cast iron form
W. 8 in; H. 6.5 in; D. 6 in; H.2. 11 in;
W. 20.32 cm; H. 16.51 cm; D. 15.24 cm; H.2. 27.94 cm;
Condition Good. The outter form of the bell is intact but it does not have the inner working mechanism
Creation Date 1905
Description Cast iron bull was made as an early perfume dispenser. Made to be mounted onto the wall the bull would eject a mist of perfume to the patron's handkerchief when a penny was inserted at the top and the horns were pushed. It was very popular in the early 1900s. The bull head is now mounted over a black metal base.
Styles / Movements Folk Art
Incollect Reference Number 208866
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