Bottle with One Handle

Object Name: 
Bottle with One Handle

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Object Name: 
Bottle with One Handle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Rim H: 19.9 cm, D (max.): 9.7 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of I. C. Elston, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Light yellowish green, transparent (handle and perhaps trail) light green with darker bluish green streaks, transparent; body blown in mold, trail and handle applied. Bottle: cylindrical, with one handle. Rim outsplayed, with rounded lip; neck cylindrical, tapering at top and splaying at bottom; shoulder flat, with rounded edge that overhangs wall; base plain, with low kick; no pontil mark. Trail wound once around outer side of rim, immediately below lip. Strap handle with six vertical ribs dropped onto shoulder near edge, drawn up above level of lip, then bent down and in, and attached to rim beneath trail, with excess glass drawn up onto lip.
Elston, I. C. Jr., Source
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 187-188, #329; p. 358, #329; BIB# 58895
Seasons Greetings from Sherry-Lehmann (1990/11) illustrated, p. 44; BIB# 90994
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 24, #10; p. 23; BIB# 33211
Stained Glass: Jewels of Light (1988) illustrated, p. 22; BIB# 59584
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 20, #10; BIB# 21161