Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.1.43
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.3 cm, Diam (max): 4.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 300-499
Primary Description: 
Transparent light green, translucent deep blue glass; blown, base applied and tooled, decoration trailed, rim finished at glory hole. Egg-shaped body; short outsplayed rim with plain lip; narrow cylindrical neck which splays at bottom; wall curves downward and outward to greatest diameter below mid-point and then curves in to bottom; decoration: blue trail dropped on to upper part of body, wound around it in three and one-half revolutions and then wound once more around lower part of body in almost continuous zigzag; applied pad base with edge pulled down in ten or eleven short "toes"; pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mazda, Abbas, Source
1955-11-22
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-11-18 through 2005-04-24
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2007-03-19 through 2007-08-25
Fragments of Late Roman Cage Cups in the United States (1993) illustrated, p. 116, fig. 4-5;p. 117, fig. 7; pp. 115-118; BIB# AI34300