Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
75.3.114
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.9 cm, Diam: 12.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1796
Credit Line: 
Gift of John B. Strater, Charles Helme Strater, Jr., and Mrs. Margaret S. Robinson in memory of Charles Helme and Alice B. Strater
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, enameled. Cylindrical body, with rounded shoulders and tapered neck, trailed neck ring; polychrome enameled decoration, with looped bands on the neck, punctuated with bright red-orange dots; foliate scrolls on the shoulder; wide band on the sides with thirteen shields and coats of arms of Cantons of Switzerland; inscribed in script on the reverse "Die hochlov/Stichen 13 ordt/Zu der Schweiz/1796 O Jahr"; looped band below; bottom with kick and rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strater, Charles Helme, Jr., Source
Robinson, Margaret S., Source
Strater, John B., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Bottles of the World (Sekai no hei)
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1977-03 through 1977-05
Sekai no hei (Bottles of the World) (1977) fig. 94, right; BIB# 32715