Bird-Shaped Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bird-Shaped Bottle
Accession Number: 
54.1.39
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.9 cm, W: 4.3 cm, L (restored): 9.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-299
Credit Line: 
Gift of I. C. Elston, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Very pale green, transparent glass; blown. Bottle: bird-shaped. Rim everted, with rounded edge and pronounced pouring lip; neck cylindrical, inclined backward from rim; body roughly egg-shaped, drawn out at back to form "tail"; base flat; no pontil mark, but tool marks immediately below neck.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Elston, I. C. Jr., Source
1954-09-07
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-11-18 through 2005-04-24
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2007-03-19 through 2007-08-25
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 122, #189; p. 342, #189; BIB# 58895