Cosmetic Tube

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Object Name: 
Cosmetic Tube
Accession Number: 
67.1.13
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.5 cm; Rim Diam: 3.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-499
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. S. J. Caraher
Primary Description: 
Green transparent (body), yellowish green transparent (handles); blown, handles applied. Cosmetic tube, with two opposed handles. Rim outsplayed, with tubular lip made by folding up and in; neck tubular, narrower at bottom than at top; walls plays, then tapers; base plain, with flat underside; pontil mark. Handles dropped onto junction of neck and wall, drawn up in two loops; lower (smaller) loop attached to neck and upper loop attached to outside of rim, with excess glass drawn over attachment. Green glass has many small, elongated bubbles.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Caraher, S. J., Source
1967
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 201-202, #352; p. 361, #352; BIB# 58895