Toilet Bottle

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Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle
Accession Number: 
51.1.97
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.6 cm, Diam (max): 3.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
Toilet Bottle. Transparent pale greyish-green glass; blown. Squat ovoid shape with clearly defined shoulder; rim unevenly folded outward, upward and inward; short cylindrical neck with slight constriction at bottom; truncated conical shoulder with bulging side, marked off at bottom by tooling; plain base; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pollak, Albert, Former Collection
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 147, #248; p. 346, #248; BIB# 58895