Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
74.1.22
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.2 cm, Diam: 6.6 cm; Rim Diam: 2.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
Very pale bluish green, transparent glass; mold-blown; handle applied. Pear-shaped, rim outsplayed, with rounded edge made by folding up and in; neck short, cylindrical, splaying at bottom and merging with wall; base plain. Narrow strap handle dropped onto upper neck and outside of rim, drawn up and out. Wall decorated with dog or feline, crouching on forepaws as if preparing to spring; in front of it, deer stands facing right; acanthus scrolls divided by two upright palmettes; 21 upturned flutes.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1974-12-12
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
 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, p. 53, pl. 525; BIB# 58895
Recent Important Acquisitions, 18 (1976) illustrated, p. 240, #3;
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 132-133, #252; BIB# 27315