Tyche Bottle

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Object Name: 
Tyche Bottle
Accession Number: 
66.1.220
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
100-299
Primary Description: 
Transparent greenish colorless glass with purple streaks; body blown in two-part mold, rim reworked. Body in form of a seated figure; rim slightly everted, folded upward and inward; short tapering neck; body in form of female figure, draped, arms folded, seated cross-legged on polygonal plinth, one foot resting on boss; on left side of plinth, Eros with arm raised, carrying torch; on right side of plinth, bow and arrow; flat base, but for ridge at meeting of mold parts, with irregular circle in low relief.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Giorgio, Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio, Source
1966
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 126-127, pl. 632; BIB# 58895