Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
52.1.66
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.1 cm, Diam (max): 6.2, Rim Diam: 2.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
99 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Bottle. Greyish colorless glass with bubbles; blown with applied decoration. Globular shape body; rim outsplayed and unevenly reworked; cylindrical neck, which splays at bottom; rounded shoulder which merges with concave side; rounded base; no pontil mark; single trail of greyish colorless glass attached to base and wound clockwise thirteen times around body and bottom of neck.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sobernheim, Former Collection
Stack's Galleries, Source
1952-04-29
Sobernheim, Clara (German, 1888-1963), Former Collection
1933
to
1952
Sobernheim, Moritz Sebastian (German, 1872-1933), Former Collection
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 169-170, pl. 701; BIB# 58895
The Sobernheim Collection of Ancient Glass (1952-04-19) lot 229 A; BIB# 12935