Toilet Bottle

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Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.1.16
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.8 cm; Body Diam: 5.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-99
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Estate of Martha J. Herpst
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale purple glass; blown, wheel-cut. Bulbous body; rim outplayed and folded upward and inward; tubular neck; sloping shoulder; convex wall, curving inward at bottom; flat base, no pontil mark; at junction of shoulder and wall: two continuous horizontal lines made by cutting.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Herpst Estate, Martha J., Source
1986-07-31
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 224, #379; p. 365, #379; BIB# 58895