Tea Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Tea Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Tea Bottle with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 14 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless, opaque white lead glasses; mold-blown, filigree, cut. (a) Straight-sided shape of rectangular cross-section, with cut corners; flat faces; cylindrical neck; rounded shoulders; eight double-series white filigree (two white spiral tapes encircling a multiple spiral) set vertically in the sides; neck polished inside for a stopper; flat base; rough pontil mark. (b) Globular shape containing multiple air beads; covered with cut facets; tapered, polished shank; chamfered rim and polished, flat end.
Phillips, Howard, Source