Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
55.1.13
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.8 cm, Diam (max): 5.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1000-1199
Primary Description: 
Bottle. Transparent purple glass, bubbles up to 1.3 cm long; blown in dip mold, tooled. Bottle: cylindrical. Rim thickened, with flat top; neck narrow and cylindrical, wider at top and with bulge near bottom; shoulder slopes, with rounded edge; wall straight and tapering, rounded at bottom; base plain; pontil mark large and irregular. Wall is decorated, from top almost to bottom, with 25 ribs that spiral downward in counterclockwise direction, becoming faint toward bottom and almost invisible about 2 cm above base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1955-04-19
Fouquet Collection, Former Collection
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954