Liquid Gold

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Title: 
Liquid Gold
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.4.53
Dimensions: 
H: 14.5 cm, D (max.): 10 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1971
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Elsie Burton
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass with overlaid translucent yellow and green and transparent white glasses; flameworked, blown, tooled, hot applications. Spherical body with elongated neck; lip comprised of a coil of trailed colorless has been flattened into four sides from which extend vertical trails of alternating translucent white, transparent green and transparent yellow, raised trails begin at lip with a thick rounded head and extend through the neck and body where they face in color and are marvered into the surface; thinly blown body is about spherical and has horizontal colorless banding; base is flattened and foot is formed by two coils of colorless; marked "J" in base in trailed yellow.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Burton, Elsie, Source