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Overall H: 12.3 cm, Diam (max shoulder): 4.5
Not on Display
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Light bluish green, transparent. Bottle: cylindrical, markedly lopsided. Rim outsplayed, with rounded lip; neck cylindrical, wider at bottom than at top; shoulder rounded, with overhang; wall straight; base uneven, with undulating surface; trace of pontil mark. Wall decorated in relief with snake-like motif, which begins 1.0 cm below shoulder, with bulbous "head" and narrow body that coils around vessel two and one-half times, and terminates near base; intermittently, on either side of body, row of small circular depressions. Glass contains bubbles and lumps of imperfectly fused material.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 123-124, #1095; BIB# 58895
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 202-203, #402; BIB# 27315