Bottle with Greek Inscription

Object Name: 
Bottle with Greek Inscription

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Object Name: 
Bottle with Greek Inscription
Accession Number: 
2003.1.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.4 cm, W: 7.1 cm, D: 6.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-299
Primary Description: 
Transparent bluish green glass; body blown in mold with four vertical panels and separate base plate; handle applied. Bottle: square, with tall body. Horizontal flange rim with rounded edge made by folding out, up, and in; neck cylindrical, splaying at bottom; shoulder slightly concave, with rounded edge; wall vertical; base flat; no pontil mark. Molded decoration on underside of base in low relief: circle (D. 4.6 cm) containing concentric retrograde inscription in Greek capitals, ???????? (?), "Of Kyprias"; outside circle, in each angle of base, one raised dot. Strap handle with eleven ribs dropped onto edge of shoulder, drawn up and in, and attached to top of neck.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Fortuna Fine Arts, Ltd., Source
2003-12-15
Category: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
KYPIAAOY (?)
Signature
Molded On base