Fragment of Bottle Base

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle Base

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle Base
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.1.136
Dimensions: 
Base W: 9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-199
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale green glass; mold-blown. Four-sided bottle with vertical walls, curving in at bottom; base slightly concave. Mold-blown mark in relief on base: serpent with letters in at least two of the four corners: bottom left, "C", and bottom right "S" (backwards).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Giorgio, Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio, Source
1966
Category: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
C / (backwards) S
Mark
bottom left and right Mold-blown mark in relief on base: serpent with letters in at least two of four corners, bottom left and right.
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, p. 78, pl. 552; BIB# 58895