Bottle with Globular Body

Object Name: 
Bottle with Globular Body

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Object Name: 
Bottle with Globular Body
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 30.7 cm, Diam: 8.6 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Victoria and Albert Museum
Primary Description: 
Transparent deep blue, with opaque white trail; Blown in a dip mold, and applied. The object is a bottle with a roughly globular body. The mouth is inclined, with the upper edge drawn up in a narrow, tongue-like extension, and a rounded lip, which was finished with a continuous white trail. The neck is a narrow tube, wider at the bottom than at the top, which descends in an S-shaped curve. The lower part of the neck and the upper wall have faint, spiraling ribs formed in a dip mold. The base has a splayed foot ring made by folding, a conical kick, and a large, annular pontil mark (0.0 cm x 0.0 cm).
Victoria and Albert Museum, Source
Glass of the Sultans
Benaki Museum
Corning Museum of Glass
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Arte de vidriocontemporaneo usando el soplete (2006) illustrated, p. 14, bottom;
Glass of the Sultans (2001) illustrated, p. 292, #147; BIB# 68105