Black Purple Perfume or small Flask with incised swastika on base --( any origin, date thoughts ???)

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Hi guys..
I found this little (4.5" tall) pretty black purple bottle filled with dirt where a new sidewalk was being made. Not sure if it came in with dirt or was part of the excavation. There were also a few other bottles, aqua or bottle green .. embossed medicine bottles. This was the stand out find . And It cleaned up beautifully.
It has a slightly imperfect area on the top edge .. shear topped, but its not jagged. In researching a bit, it looks like it was sheared and then refired for a smoother edge. It is solid black and then a gorgeous deep violet when held up to strong light. The base had me scratching my head about the date even more because it appears to be a hand incised swastika type symbol. The pontil is obscured. Oh, right.. and no seams ..I think it pretty clearly looks to have been free blown. . Any ideas on what this was or has anyone seen a hand marked swastika on a colored glass .. flask or perfume ..? I would really LOVE to hear from someone about this bottle. Thanks!!!
 

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Hi guys..
I found this little (4.5" tall) pretty black purple bottle filled with dirt where a new sidewalk was being made. Not sure if it came in with dirt or was part of the excavation. There were also a few other bottles, aqua or bottle green .. embossed medicine bottles. This was the stand out find . And It cleaned up beautifully.
It has a slightly imperfect area on the top edge .. shear topped, but its not jagged. In researching a bit, it looks like it was sheared and then refired for a smoother edge. It is solid black and then a gorgeous deep violet when held up to strong light. The base had me scratching my head about the date even more because it appears to be a hand incised swastika type symbol. The pontil is obscured. Oh, right.. and no seams ..I think it pretty clearly looks to have been free blown. . Any ideas on what this was or has anyone seen a hand marked swastika on a colored glass .. flask or perfume ..? I would really LOVE to hear from someone about this bottle. Thanks!!!
Very interesting bottle.
Looking forward to seeing what people know about it. Roy
 

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