Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
59.1.435
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7 cm, W (max): 5.7 cm; Rim Diam: 1.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
500-799
Primary Description: 
Bottle. Transparent pale green, blown; facet-cut. Rim plain with flat top finished by grinding; neck short and tapering; shoulder has pronounced "step" at edge; base consists of disk (D. 2.7 cm) with vertical edge and slightly concave underside. Wall is decorated with two horizontal rows of bosses with flat surfaces and vertical sides; at top, four equi-distant isosceles triangles, each with rounded, downward-pointing apex and surface embellished with V-shaped groove; at greatest diameter, below spaces between each pair of triangles, four disks (D. 2.1-2.3 cm).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Color: 
Material: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15