Bottle, Bird-shaped

Object Name: 
Bottle, Bird-shaped

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Object Name: 
Bottle, Bird-shaped
Accession Number: 
64.1.25
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.7 cm, L: 13.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-299
Primary Description: 
Very pale green, transparent glass, with many tiny bubbles; blown. Bottle: bird-shaped. Rim everted, with rounded edge made by folding up and in, and long, narrow pouring lip; neck cylindrical, inclined backward from rim and wider at bottom than top; body very roughly egg-shaped, drawn out at back to form "tail" with upper surface grooved where it was grasped by tool; base flat; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Terzin Gallery, Source
1964
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 121-122, #188; p. 342, #188; BIB# 58895