Mercury Bottle

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Object Name: 
Base of Square Bottle
Title: 
Mercury Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.1.153
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.7 cm; Base W: 4.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
100-199
Primary Description: 
Transparent very pale green glass; mold-blown. Square bottle, lower wall vertical; base flat. Maker's or proprietor's mark in relief on base; indistinct standing figure with right arm extended and unidentified object in right hand, and left arm bent, with cloak over forearm and possibly with caduceus in left hand; one capital letter in every corner: C M H R
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
1966
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 90-91, pl. 576; BIB# 58895