Toilet Bottle

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Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle
Accession Number: 
50.1.14
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.4 cm; Diam (max): 5.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
Transparent amethyst glass with tiny bubbles; blown. Broad pear-shape body; rim outsplayed and folded upward and inward; short tubular neck which is wider at bottom than top, with vestigial constriction at bottom; narrow flat base; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Former Collection
1950
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
The Aroma of Righteousness: Scent and Seduction in Rabbinic Life and Literature (2011) illustrated, p. 25;
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 128-129, #203; p. 343, #203; BIB# 58895
Glass Capturing the Dance of Light (1993) illustrated, p. 62, bottom;