Toilet Bottle

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Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle
Accession Number: 
54.1.112
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.1 cm, Diam (max): 2.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
125-175
Credit Line: 
Gift of I. C. Elston, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Transparent or translucent light green glass; blown. Toilet bottle with tall neck and very small body; narrow rim folded outward, upward and inward; narrow neck which tapers slightly at top and splays at bottom to merge with wall of truncated conical body; plain base with very slight concavity; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Elston, I. C. Jr., Source
1954-09-07
Category: 
Technique: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 156, #267; p. 349, #267; BIB# 58895