Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
55.1.98
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.6 cm, W: , D: , Diam (max): 7.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
300-499
Primary Description: 
Pale transparent bluish green, dull opaque red glass; blown, applied. Bottle with pear-shaped body. Rim plain, with rounded lip; neck tapers, then straightens at mid-point, and has slight bulge immediately above shoulder; wall curves in at bottom; base plain, with low kick; no pontil mark. Wall is decorated with marvered red trail dragged to resemble ten narrow swags, each with seven festoons. Neck is decorated with single narrow trail wound spirally in some 15 revolutions. Red glass is bubbly.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-09-09
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
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith
Venue(s)
Museum Dahlem 1951-09 through 1951-11