Toilet Bottle

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Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle
Accession Number: 
76.1.188
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.7 cm; Shoulder Diam: 1.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-1099
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Colorless or almost colorless. Blown (body perhaps blown in dip mold); relief-cut. Bottle with cylindrical body. Lower neck cylindrical; shoulder slopes; wall descends vertically, then tapers at bottom; base solid and shaped like shallow truncated cone. Relief-cut decoration on wall: two horizontal ribs, one at junction with shoulder and other near base; between them, continuous scroll of schematic half-palmettes.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Category: 
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Red Paint On bottom of foot.