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Overall H: 20.1 cm; Shoulder Diam: 6.6 cm
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Colorless glass, apparently with greenish tinge; blown, perhaps in open mold; lathe-cut. Tall, slender bottle; rim ground flat; tubular neck, wider at bottom than at top; wall tapers then splays toward bottom giving smooth concave profile; entire vessel lathe-cut, leaving four pairs of horizontal ribs: on neck, 1.8 cm. below rim; at bottom of shoulder; on body, 7.7 cm. and 3.1 cm. above bottom; on body, upper pair of ribs has single rib above and below; lower part of neck and upper part of shoulder cut to form collar; area between collar and bottom of shoulder cut in two distinct bands; transition from wall to base highlighted by lathe-cut groove; flat base; no pontil mark.
McKinley, Gawain (British, 1945-1996), Source
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 231, #392; p. 367, #392; BIB# 58895
Recent Important Acquisitions, 17 (1975) illustrated, p. 169, #4; BIB# AI91035