Ribbed Bottle

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Object Name: 
Ribbed Bottle
Accession Number: 
54.1.101
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.3 cm; Diam: 10.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
200-399
Primary Description: 
Transparent purple glass; parison inflated in dip-mold, withdrawn, blown, tooled. Globular shaped bottle. Rim outsplayed, then folded out and down and up to form "collar" below everted, firepolished lip; neck tapers; base narrow and slightly concave. Relief decoration on wall: 12 narrow ribs that swirl down from left to right, fading slightly above bottom; small, apparently fortuitous indentations on body.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pierpont Morgan Library, Source
1954-09-21
Category: 
VENINI - Glass and Design in a World Perspective
Venue(s)
Mingei International Museum 2001-07-05 through 2002-01-31
Extending Exhibits in the Museum Store (2003) illustrated, p. 36;
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, p. 122, pl. 624; BIB# 58895
Seasons Greetings from Sherry-Lehmann (1990/11) illustrated, p. 44; BIB# 90994
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 24, #10; p. 23; BIB# 33211
Stained Glass: Jewels of Light (1988) illustrated, p. 22; BIB# 59584
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 20, #10; BIB# 21161