Small Bottle

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.1.117
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.4 cm, Diam (max): 6.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 700-899
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with grayish tinge; many small bubbles. Blown; facet-, linear-, and relief-cut. Bottle with globular body. Rim plain, with flat top and narrow bevel at outer edge; neck straight and slightly narrower at bottom than at top; base narrow and very slightly concave; trace of pontil mark. Wheelcut decoration on neck and wall: entire neck is cut in six contiguous vertical facets; wall has four contiguous relief-cut circular motifs (D. about 4.5 cm), each of which has boss at center and two concentric “steps”; four shallow arc-shaped linear cuts on shoulder link each circular motif to its neighbors.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-12-13
Category: 
Material: 
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954