Square Bottle

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Object Name: 
Square Bottle
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Overall H: 10.9 cm; Rim D: 4.5 cm; Body W: 5.3 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Square bottle. Transparent green. Body blown in mold with four vertical parts and separate base plate; handle applied. Bottle: square, with short body. Horizontal flange rim, with rounded edge, made by folding out, up, and in; neck cylindrical; shoulder flat, with rounded edge; wall vertical, with slightly undulating or concave sides; base plain, slightly concave; no pontil mark. Molded decoration on underside of base, in low relief: nine ring-and-dot motifs (D. 0.8 cm), one at center, one at each angle, and one at mid-point of each side. Strap handle, with broad rib at each side, dropped onto edge of shoulder, drawn up and in, and attached to upper neck.
Stack's Galleries, Source
Sobernheim, Former Collection
Sobernheim, Clara (German, 1888-1963), Former Collection
Sobernheim, Moritz Sebastian (German, 1872-1933), Former Collection
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 162, 233, #1176; 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
The Sobernheim Collection of Ancient Glass (1952-04-19) pl. III, lot 346; BIB# 12935