Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
54.1.134
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28.3 cm, Diam (max.): 6.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 300-399
Credit Line: 
Gift of I. C. Elston, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale olive-green glass with minute and small bubbles and sand impurities; weathering and slight iridescence; free blown, bulbous almost spherical body with concave base, very tall and slender cylindrical neck with large bulge at bottom, flaring rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Elston, I. C. Jr., Source
1954-09-07
Category: 
Extending Exhibits in the Museum Store (2003) illustrated, p. 36, 37; BIB# AI57824
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 143, 226, #1138; BIB# 58895
Glass Capturing the Dance of Light (1993) illustrated, p. 62, bottom; BIB# AI30595
Seasons Greetings from Sherry-Lehmann (1990/11) illustrated, p. 44; BIB# 90994
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 24, #10; p. 23; BIB# 33211
Stained Glass: Jewels of Light (1988) illustrated, p. 22; BIB# 59584
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 20, #10; BIB# 21161