Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
53.1.104
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.1 cm, W (max): 10.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
175-225
Primary Description: 
Bottle. Almost colorless glass, with pale green tint, with trails of same color; blown, trailed, tooled. Disk-shaped body. Rim tubular, neck cylindrical, tapering slightly at top and widening at bottom and merging with wall; stem short and solid; foot low and conical, with folded tubular edge; pontil mark roughly circular. On upper neck, single trail wound spirally in 5 revolutions. On body, decoration of trails, flattened and corrugated: on each flat side, off-center to left, cordate leaf with central vein and 4 curling lateral veins, 2 of which have expanded ends and 2 do not; on each narrow side, single trail extending from near bottom to shoulder, where it turns and descends to near bottom, making narrow inverted V. Glass contains very small bubbles.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jacques Seligman & Co., Source
1953-07-09
Category: 
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 232, 249; BIB# 61154
Glass Capturing the Dance of Light (1993) illustrated, p. 62, bottom;
Art in Glass (1955) p. 148;