Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.103
Dimensions: 
H: 11.9 cm, W(shoulder): 4.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1801-1978
Credit Line: 
Gift of Christopher Sheppard
Primary Description: 
Transparent amber glass; mold-blown. Square shape; rim outsplayed, folded upward, inward and downward; narrow cylindrical neck; shoulder almost flat; straight tapering side; plain base with slight concavity; body decorated on all four faces by blowing it into two-piece mold with separate base piece (mold seams run up two opposed angles of body, across shoulder and continue up neck); two designs, each repeated: sides 1 and 3, rhomboidal panel containing plain cross on stepped base; sides 2 and 4, rhomboidal panel containing flower with seven petals at end of scrolling stem with leaves and tendrils.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sheppard, Christopher (d. 2015), Source
Technique: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 121-122, #1091; BIB# 58895