Globular Bottle with Long Neck

Object Name: 
Globular Bottle with Long Neck

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Object Name: 
Globular Bottle with Long Neck
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 19.4 cm; Body Diam: 13 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Transparent greenish blue. Blown; facet-cut. Bottle: globular. Rim plain, with flat top; tall neck is almost cylindrical, but wider at bottom than at top; base flat. Decorated on neck, shoulder, wall, and base. Neck is cut in seven contiguous vertical facets, which extend from rim almost to bottom; shoulder has two shallow “steps”; wall is completely covered by six continuous horizontal rows of hollow circular facets, mostly arranged in quincunx; top four rows have 20 facets each, fifth row has 19 facets, and bottom row has 16 facets; junction of wall and base has one shallow “step,” and base has small countersunk boss at center.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
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Metropolitan Museum of Art 1950 through 1950