Bottle (Guttrolf)

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Object Name: 
Bottle (Guttrolf)
Accession Number: 
59.1.155
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.1 cm, Diam (max): 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
200-325
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale green glass with minute bubbles; blown; tooled; wheel-engraved. Tall flaring rim, cracked off and roughly ground; long neck which tapers, with constriction below mid-point; below this, it widens and was pinched so that instead of one opening it has four small openings, one at center and three at edge, separated by solid panels; body with sloping shoulder below which it curves in towards bottom; wheel-engraved decoration of horizontal bands: one broad band below tip and at bottom of rim, two narrow bands at greatest diameter, zone of narrow bands on lower part of body; splayed pushed-in base with tubular footring; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith
Venue(s)
Museum Dahlem 1951-09 through 1951-11
 
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A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 20, #10; BIB# 21161
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