Bottle with Two Handles

Object Name: 
Bottle with Two Handles

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Object Name: 
Bottle with Two Handles
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Overall H: 18.5 cm, Diam: 12.5 cm
On Display
Web Description: 
Glass was regularly used to make dining and serving vessels. This bottle was used to serve wine.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale green glass with few bubbles; blown, applied and cut on wheel. Bottle with globular body and slender neck; rim ground flat; tall slender neck which splays at bottom and is slightly sunken; globular body, flattened at bottom, applied solid footring; no pontil mark. Broad flat collar applied to neck at midpoint; two opposed broad loop handles attached to neck and underside of collar and to shoulder, each having three ribs, which are drawn out and separated on shoulder. Ornament cut on wheel: immediately below rim, one horizontal line; on body below handles, one horizontal line above band of six horizontal lines.
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
The Glassmen of Murano: "Born of Fire" (2011) illustrated
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 254-255, #435; p. 373, #435; BIB# 58895
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 126-127, #233; BIB# 27315