Composite Toilet Bottle

Object Name: 
Composite Toilet Bottle

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Object Name: 
Composite Toilet Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
73.1.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.5 cm, Diam (max): 5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
25-199, perhaps later
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. C. Richard Norris
Primary Description: 
Transparent light bluish-green glass (rim); neck and body: similar transparent bluish green glass; blown, assembled from parts of two objects. Rim (of one vessel) folded outward, downward and inward to make narrow flange, with rounded edge; neck (of second vessel) cylindrical with slight constriction at bottom; wall curves inward at bottom; base plain, slightly concave; no pontil mark; fragments attached with black adhesive concealed by mud.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sa'di Barakat & Sons, King David Oriental Shop, Former Collection
Norris, C. Richard, Source
1973
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, p. 103, #1057; BIB# 58895