Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.289
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8 cm, Diam (max): 7.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1875-1925
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass with brownish tinge, with many bubbles and impurities; blown, applied. Spherical shape with two handles; rim outsplayed; short cylindrical neck; squat spheroid body; applied decoration in opaque white glass: single trail wound around top of rim and then around rim and neck in three revolutions; groups of trails applied to body in form of four multiple loops suspended from continuous multiple band shortly below neck, all marvered but not flush with wall; two opposed sharply applied handles each consist of opaque white trail applied to upper part of body, pulled upward and inward, attached to neck and then pulled outward and downward, and attached to body, thus making handles with two ribs; plain base with pronounced kick; pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
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