Biconical Bottle

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Object Name: 
Biconical Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
91.3.41
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.4 cm, Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1400-1499
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark green non-lead glass; blown. Biconical shape; short, straight, cylindrical neck, spreading straight sides, rounded and sharply drawn back at the mid-point, tapered below; drawn disk foot; slight kick underneath, with rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Blok, W. Bastiaan, Source
1991-05-28
Technique: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
[Research paper on medieval glassware used in alchemy] (2012) illustrated, p. 17 (fig. 5); BIB# 129757
Medieval Glass for Popes, Princes, and Peasants (2010) illustrated, p. 209, #99; BIB# 115588