Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
55.1.11
Dimensions: 
Overall H (as restored): 9.4, Diam (max): 8.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
Transparent honey-colored glass with bubbles (some large), with opaque white trails; blown, trailed, tooled. Squat ovoid shape body; rim restored; tubular neck which is wider at the bottom than at the top; sloping shoulder with rounded edge; body curves in toward bottom; plain base with very slight concavity; no pontil mark; decorated with opaque white trails: 1. wound in spiral around body beginning at center of base, "embedded" in the honey-colored matrix; 2. spirally wound around upper part of body and dragged up onto neck eight times and marvered flush, making eight more or less identical festoons.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-04-19
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
 
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Venue(s)
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953