Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
89.3.12
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.7 cm, Diam (max): 12.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1300-1499
Credit Line: 
Purchased with donated funds from Alberta Stout
Primary Description: 
Colorless with faint suggestion of yellow glass; blown into mold with vertical ribs, retracted and twirled during further inflation to produce spiral ribs. Rounded rim; light spiral ribbing extends from immediately below the rim to the upper part of the body, where it becomes progressively more faint; neck tapers to narrow bulge, below which it descends almost vertically before splaying and merging with body; wall descends downward and outward in convex curve, before tapering sharply near bottom, blowing spirals and many elongated bubbles; rounded base molding; tall kick with faint pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Fietta, Anna, Former Collection
1989
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
The Art of Glass: Masterpieces from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
IBM Gallery 1989-12-12 through 1990-02-03
National Gallery of Art 1990-12 through 1991-04
 
Glass: A Short History (Smithsonian Books edition) (2012) illustrated, pp. 46-47; BIB# 130360
Glass: A Short History (The British Museum edition) (2012) illustrated, pp. 46-47; BIB# 135965
Medieval Glass for Popes, Princes, and Peasants (2010) illustrated, p. 133, #30; BIB# 115588
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 38, #27; BIB# 35679
Recent Important Acquisitions, 32 (1990) illustrated, p. 190, #3; BIB# AI74245
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1989 (1990) illustrated, pp. 2-3, 5;
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 48, #38; BIB# 33211