Cosmetic Tube

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Object Name: 
Cosmetic Tube
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 11.5 cm; Rim Diam: 3.2 cm
Not on Display
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.
Caraher, S. J., Source
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 201-202, #352; p. 361, #352; BIB# 58895