Candlestick Unguentarium

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Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle
Title: 
Candlestick Unguentarium
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.573
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.5 cm, Diam: 3.6 cm; Rim Diam Estimate: 2.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
100-299
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charlotte Clapp
Primary Description: 
Light grayish green, transparent; blown. Bottle: small, onion-shaped body, one-seventh of total height. Rim is horizontal flange made by folding out, up, and in; neck cylindrical, tapering at top and splaying near bottom, with constriction at junction with body; base plain, with small kick at center; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Clapp, Charlotte, Source
1959-08-04
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 159, #274; p. 349, #274; BIB# 58895