Perfume Bottle

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Object Name: 
Perfume Bottle
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Overall H: 13.75 cm; Body Diam: 4.25 cm
On Display
599-400 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass matrix, very bubbly with much stone, applied trails of opaque white, opaque turquoise and opaque yellow glass; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Rounded rim flared out with applied trail of yellow glass, badly broken short cylindrical neck retains a second trail of yellow glass, restored neck bends down into shoulder and spreads out into elongated ovoid body, white trails are applied and marvered in at the shoulder ca. 2 cm. below along with a single turquoise trail, two more white trails frame a turquoise trail near the base at the greatest diameter; two "ducks head" handles are applied below the turquoise trail on the body and below them two wide registers of alternating yellow and turquoise trails have been dragged alternately up and down thirty-four times creating a slightly ribbed effect on the surface; below the second register a single trail of turquoise and white have been dragged into a zigzag pattern along with the wider registers above; on the rounded bottom a single white trail outlines a flower or rosette with yellow center and six white petals.
Baurat Schiller Collection, Former Collection
Steuben Glass, Inc., Former Collection
Treasures in Glass
Allentown Art Museum 1966 through 1966
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 124-125, #258, pl. 15; BIB# 29547
Glass terminology: a German-English Glossary (1967) illustrated, pl. I (2nd from right); BIB# 59459
Glass Terminology: a German-English Glossary (1967) illustrated, pl. I (2nd from right); BIB# 141372
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 14-15, #4; BIB# 28036
Glas (1958) p. 5, fig. 2; BIB# 25567