Toilet Bottle

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle
Accession Number: 
50.1.53
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15 cm, Diam (max): 9.3 cm; Rim Diam: 4.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-75
Primary Description: 
Toilet Bottle. Translucent yellowish green glass with some large bubbles; trail of opaque white and other colors; blown, applied, tooled. Truncated conical shape body two-thirds of total height; rim folded outward, upward and inward to form horizontal flange; cylindrical neck with slight constriction at bottom; wall flares with concave profile, then curves in at bottom; plain base with slight concavity; trace of wide, apparently circular pontil mark; decorated on outside with spiral trails of opaque white and other colors, which begin at center of underside, and were marvered flush.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Komor, Mathias, Source
1951-01-02
Category: