Vials

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Object Name: 
3 Bottles
Title: 
Vials
Accession Number: 
79.3.102
Dimensions: 
See Individual Records
Location: 
See Individual Records
Date: 
1978
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass cased with opaque white, "black", deep blue; blown with hot applications, etched; stoppers: tooled, ground. Three small thick-walled cylindrical bottles varying slightly in size (a is tallest); each has solid decorated spherical stopper with thick ground shank, (Ab) white dots on blue background; (Bb) blue criss-crossed lines on blue background; (Cb) blue and white swirl; bodies have wide opening where colorless has not been covered by opaque white, straight sides, upper three-fourths opaque white (etched to matte surface), bottom one-fourth black, each bottle has a single curving black linear arrow (varying in length and configuration) extending upward from black area; ground base; rough pontil; inscribed on base of "A": "R. Meinter 78".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Meitner, Richard Craig ((American, b. 1949)), Source
1979-09-21
New Glass: A Worldwide Survey
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1979 through 1979
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Renwick Gallery
Toledo Museum of Art
Richard Meitner (2001) pl. 2; BIB# 70404
New Glass: A Worldwide Survey (1979) illustrated, p. 152, #145; BIB# 20603