What Was This Square Lavendar Piece Found in Maine?

by Mary
(Denver, CO, USA)

Square Lavendar Beach Glass

Square Lavendar Beach Glass

Square Lavendar Beach Glass
Square Lavendar
What Was This Sea Glass Object?

question
I found this piece(and several others) off the shores of Lubec, Maine and feel like this one could have the most interesting story.

What was this? 

Thanks!

~ sea glass question submitted by Mary, Denver, CO, USA


Answer
That's a very interesting piece. A distinctive shape like this generally can eventually be traced to the original.

At first I thought it was a candle holder split in two but on closer look, that does not appear possible.

As far as the color, this piece likely was originally clear glass but reaction to the sun's ultraviolet rays has cause the change to a beautiful violet or lavendar tint.

Hopefully one of our clever viewers (that's you) will recognize this distinctive shape.

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lavendar glass
by: julie

I also think it looks like a bottle topper. Lovely color. Nice find!

Maine glass......
by: Anonymous

an inkwell split in half?

Avon Perfume Bottle
by: Anonymous

The pattern is very similar to a perfume bottle cap such as Avon's Crystal series - Avon Perfume Bottle Top


Re: Lori - Salt Dip
by: Anonymous

I think you may be on to something here....I'm going to take some measurements and compare to some examples I find online.

I thought perhaps it was a top or bottle with a seam but like another mentioned, upon closer inspection I don't believe it was...

Thanks all from your comments, keep 'em coming! :)

I'll post findings and observations.

Square glass
by: Anonymous

Looks like part of a top from an old fancy liquor decanter.

Sweet
by: Kona

A piece of a cut-glass perfume bottle or atomizer.

salt dip?
by: Lori

Do you think it could've been a salt dip? or is it too narrow?

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