Small Bottle

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
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Overall H: 8.5 cm, W: 3.6 cm, D: 2.7 cm; Rim Diam: 1.5 cm
Not on Display
perhaps 1800-1899
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish brown; apparently bubble-free. Mold-blown; facet- and linear-cut. Bottle. Rim plain, with flat top; neck short and cylindrical; body has two broad and two narrow vertical faces; base plain; no pontil mark. Body is divided by two continuous horizontal grooves into short upper part with square horizontal cross section, taller middle part with rectangular cross section, and short lower part with square cross section. In upper part: each broad face has two deep cuts arranged to form inverted V, and each narrow face has, at bottom, raised semicircular motif with sloping flange at bottom; in middle part, each broad face consists of rectangular panel bordered on all four sides by grooves and decorated with raised pointed oval motif filled with crosshatching, narrow faces are plain, and junctions of all four faces are chamfered; in lower part, each broad face has incised cross with arms of unequal length, and each narrow face has, at top, raised semicircular motif with sloping flange at top.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 127-128, #207; BIB# 113723
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 282-283, #598; BIB# 27315