Animal Bottle (Schnapshund)

Object Name: 
Animal Bottle (Schnapshund)

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Object Name: 
Animal Bottle (Schnapshund)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 11.43 cm
On Display
probably about 1700-1750
Credit Line: 
Gift of Minnie L. Schuelein
Primary Description: 
Transparent green non-lead glass; blown ("half-post" method), pattern-molded. Double-bulb form, waisted between; parallel ribbing (16 ribs); the second gather ending at the upcurved neck (the animal's tail); applied globular hollow head with applied and pincered mouth and ears; four applied legs and feet; applied disk on the animal's chest, with rough pontil mark.
Schuelein, Minnie L., Source
Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design (1988) illustrated, p. 68  (bottom); BIB# 32200
Glass Animals: 3500 Years of Artistry (1988) illustrated, leaf 38 (front, center); BIB# 3398