Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
61.3.208
Dimensions: 
H: 21 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1959
Primary Description: 
Transparent smoky topaz, translucent light purple; flameworked; two sections of cane consisting of concentric purple circles alternating with smoky topaz circles picked up on smoky topaz parison; firepolished. Bottle: biconical with oval horizontal cross-section. Rim plain; narrow cylindrical neck which splays at bottom and merges with body; wall splays to greatest width which is nearer base than neck, and then curves inward to bottom; base plain with shallow kick; no pontil mark. Body decorated on broader sides with inlaid canes of different sizes, one on each side; each cane was stretched during inflation of parison so that outlines resemble profile of vessel.
Department: 
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1959 through 1959
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass (1959) illustrated, p. 172, pl. 139; BIB# 27614