Square Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Square Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Square Bottle with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.2.22 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.7 cm, W: 6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1725-1750
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut. (a) Tall, flat-sided, square bottle with cut corners; blown into full-sized, eight-sided mold; panel-cut sides, with panel-cut facets at the shoulders; short, cylindrical neck with flat, faceted rim; ground on the inside for stopper; flat, cut base with the remains of pontil scar. (b) Spherical, facet-cut knob enclosing multiple air beads; tapered, rough-ground shank.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lanmon, Dwight P. (American, b. 1938), Former Collection
1982-12-31