Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Bottle with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.4.133
Dimensions: 
(a,b) H: 21.9 cm; (a) H: 18.7 cm, D: 6.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1977
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, iridized, with gold and pink, orange, and chocolate-brown pigments; (a) mold blown, iridized and decorated with fired pigments, ground; (b) flameworked, iridized, and ground. (a) Bottle: almost cylindrical, but wider at bottom of wall than at top. Rim plain, rounded; short cylindrical neck; rounded shoulder; wall straight, flaring slightly toward bottom; base flat; no pontil mark. Side of neck is very thick; body is solid, except for small, tear-shaped cavity, approximately one-third of body's height. Slightly iridescent. Wall decorated with continuous curvilinear design of ribbon-like elements in chocolate-brown merging with gold and in pink, and with groups of orange, chocolate and gold bubble-like motifs. Interior of neck partly ground. Scratched signature at bottom of wall: "Joel Philip Myres 1977". (b) Stopper. Knop roughly spheroid, but somewhat pointed at top and with greatest diameter below mid-point; stem expands slightly at top, then tapers to rounded end; knop slightly iridescent; stem partly ground.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Myers, Joel Philip (American, b. 1934), Source
1979-09-21
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
West Bridge Exhibit
New Glass: A Worldwide Survey
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1979 through 1979
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Renwick Gallery
Toledo Museum of Art