Double Cosmetic Tube

Object Name: 
Double Cosmetic Tube

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Object Name: 
Double Cosmetic Tube
Accession Number: 
Overall W: 6.6 cm; Rim H: 9.3 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. S. J. Caraher
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale green and translucent bluish-green glasses; blown, tooled, applied. Double cosmetic tube with two handles; two tubes side by side, made from single bubble of pale green glass by pinching sides to form diaphragm; each tube has rim folded in, straight side which splays very slightly and curves inward at bottom, and slightly concave base with faint pontil scar; middle section of body has thin bluish-green trail wound spirally in nine revolutions; handles applied after trail; dropped onto body at mid-point, drawn up and out then folded over, down and up to rim.
Caraher, S. J., Source