Miniature Bottle

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Object Name: 
Miniature Bottle
Accession Number: 
74.1.29
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.6 cm, Diam (max): 6.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
possibly 1-99
possibly 1800-1975
Primary Description: 
Transparent amethyst glass with small bubbles; opaque white trail; blown, applied. Roughly globular shape body; collar-like rim nearly folded outward, downward and upward; cylindrical neck; body has maximum diameter above mid-point and shallow tooled groove above this; two handles, each attached to shoulder, drawn upward in two prominent ribs, bent inward at level of rim and attached to top of neck; opaque white trail wound around top of rim; discord base with small concavity at center; no pontil mark.
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1974-12-12
Category: 
A Touch of Glass
Venue(s)
Explorers Hall, National Geographic Society 1995-02-15 through 1995-09-15
Extending Exhibits in the Museum Store (2003) illustrated, p. 36; BIB# AI57824
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, p. 163, pl. 689; BIB# 58895
Seasons Greetings from Sherry-Lehmann (1990/11) illustrated, p. 44; BIB# 90994
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 24, #10; p. 23; BIB# 33211
Stained Glass: Jewels of Light (1988) illustrated, p. 22; BIB# 59584
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 20, #10; BIB# 21161