Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
53.1.65
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10 cm, Diam (max, shoulder): 3.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1200-1299
Primary Description: 
Bottle. Uncertain (appears black in reflected light), with opaque white trail. Blown (body blown in dip mold); applied, dragged, marvered. Bottle: horizontal cross section of body is circular at top, but becomes roughly square about 1 cm below shoulder. Rim plain, with irregular, rounded lip; neck narrow and cylindrical, but narrower at bottom than at top; shoulder rounded; wall straight and tapering; base square; no obvious pontil mark. Decoration consists of single trail dropped onto bottom of wall and wound in very uneven spiral 13 times around entire vessel; upper part of trail was then dragged vertically to produce 11 contiguous festoons.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
1953-08-01
Nahman, Maurice ((b. 1868-1946)), Former Collection
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