Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
63.1.24
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.7 cm, Diam: 9.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-299
Primary Description: 
Greenish blue, transparent glass; blown, wheel-cut. Bottle: cylindrical. Rim has vertical "collar" made by folding out, down, and up; neck short, cylindrical, splaying toward bottom then narrowing; shoulder slopes, with rounded profile; wall straight, tapering, and curving in at bottom; base slightly convex; no pontil mark. Wheel-cut decoration on neck, shoulder and wall, consisting of horizontal, polished grooves, arranged singly and in groups: (from top to bottom) on neck, one groove just below midpoint; on shoulder, pair of narrow grooves and group of three grooves (narrow, broad, narrow); on wall, single broad groove, group of three narrow grooves alternating with two broad grooves, single broad groove, group of three grooves (narrow, broad, narrow), and pair of narrow grooves.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Stieglitz Gallery, Source
1963
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 232, #394; p. 367, #394; BIB# 58895