Hour-glass Bottle

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Object Name: 
Hour-glass Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.4.494
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.75 cm, Diam: 9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1775-1825
Primary Description: 
Hour-glass Bottle. Bottle glass, olive green- free-blown, applied and tooled decoration; large parison pinched in to form small spheroid compartment at top connected with large one by central squared tube and four lateral ones; short neck with spreading sheared mouth; applied sloping circular foot with rough pontil mark; applied crimped ribbons extending from shoulder of upper compartment, along central tube, and in sweeping curve on lower compartment.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1940
to
1950-07-31
Gaston, Frederich W., Former Collection
1940
The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1954-06-21 through 1954-09-15
Amerikanisches Glas aus drei Jahrhunderten ([1953-55]) illustrated, #21; BIB# 30554
Early American Glass (sale #187) (1940-03) illustrated, #417, p. 95;