Double cosmetic tube

Object Name: 
Double cosmetic tube

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Object Name: 
Double cosmetic tube
Accession Number: 
52.1.59
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.2 cm, W (max, across handle): 8.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-499
Primary Description: 
Double cosmetic tube. Transparent bluish-green glass with small bubbles; body blown, tooled; handle applied. Two parallel tubes made by pinching one tube vertically at center; rim folded inward; sides taper towards bottom; narrow flattish base; multiple handle made from trails applied one above the other: first, two small handles were attached to the rim and side of the two tubes; then an M- shaped trail was attached to one handle, the rim at the junction of the two tubes and the other handle; a second M-shaped trail was applied to the top of this, and a third trail to the top of the second.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sobernheim, Former Collection
Stack's Galleries, Source
1952-04-29
Roman Glass from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Library 1996-08-19 through 1997-01-10