Toilet Bottle or Ampulla

Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle or Ampulla

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Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle or Ampulla
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.1.12
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.1 cm, Diam (max): 5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
Toilet Bottle or Ampulla. Colorless glass with greenish tint with many small bubbles; blown. Truncated conical shape body 5/8 of total height; rim folded outward, upward and inward; narrow cylindrical neck with constriction at bottom; wall splays, then curves inward at bottom; plain base with slight depression at center; pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1948), Former Collection
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
1953-08-01
Category: 
Technique: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 133-134, #216; p. 344, #216; BIB# 58895