Small Bottle

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Accession Number: 
81.1.24
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.4 cm, W: 3.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
800-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ray Winfield Smith
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue with greenish tint; many small bubbles. Mold-blown; facet-, linear-, and slant-cut. Bottle with square body. Rim plain, with rounded top, neck cylindrical and narrower at bottom than at top; shoulder slopes and has rounded edge; wall vertical; base plain; circular pontil mark (D. about 1.1 cm). Decorated on neck, shoulder and wall. On neck: five vertical rectangular facets (H. 1.7 cm, W. 0.5 cm), separated by narrower strips, of which four are plain and one has two short horizontal cuts; below facets, one continuous horizontal groove. On shoulder: four short diagonal cuts, one above each angle of wall. On each side of wall: schematic slant-cut half-palmettes in upper corners and schematic centrally placed palmette in lower part.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Safani, Esteban, Former Collection
1953-10
Smith, Mrs. Ray Winfield, Source
1981-12-07
Category: 
Inscription: 
RWS / 960
Label
ink attached to base black ink on blue paper label