Square Bottle

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Object Name: 
Square Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
52.1.74
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.9 cm; Rim D: 4.5 cm; Body W: 5.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-225
Primary Description: 
Square bottle. Transparent green. Body blown in mold with four vertical parts and separate base plate; handle applied. Bottle: square, with short body. Horizontal flange rim, with rounded edge, made by folding out, up, and in; neck cylindrical; shoulder flat, with rounded edge; wall vertical, with slightly undulating or concave sides; base plain, slightly concave; no pontil mark. Molded decoration on underside of base, in low relief: nine ring-and-dot motifs (D. 0.8 cm), one at center, one at each angle, and one at mid-point of each side. Strap handle, with broad rib at each side, dropped onto edge of shoulder, drawn up and in, and attached to upper neck.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Stack's Galleries, Source
1952
Sobernheim, Former Collection
Sobernheim, Clara (German, 1888-1963), Former Collection
1933
to
1952
Sobernheim, Moritz Sebastian (German, 1872-1933), Former Collection
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 162, 233, #1176; 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
The Sobernheim Collection of Ancient Glass (1952-04-19) pl. III, lot 346; BIB# 12935