Misty

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Title: 
Misty
Accession Number: 
85.4.56
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.8 cm, Diam (max): 5.65 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1968
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Elsie Burton
Primary Description: 
Bottle, "Misty." Colorless non-lead glass overlaid with transparent white, blue, black, and green glasses; flameworked, blown, tooled, hot applications. Ovoid body with elongated tapering narrow neck; narrow, elongated slightly bulbous neck has fire-polished pink lip and is covered on one side by vertical striations of translucent white, aqua and a length of "snakethread" with a black twist, opposite side is covered by striations of white only; three light blue bosses in high relief decorate mid- section of neck; at juncture with body the neck is collared; ovoid body swells and is covered with translucent white and 3-4 rows of inlaid colorless dots, one large light blue boss decorates mid-section of body; foot is formed by a slightly flattened coil of snakethread with a black twist; marked "J" in base in inlaid pale blue glass.
Provenance: 
Burton, Elsie, Source
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-11-17 through 2006-04-02
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2006-07-12 through 2007-01-06