Toilet Bottle

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Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle
Accession Number: 
51.1.210
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.7 cm, Diam (max): 2.5 cm; Rim Diam: 1.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
Toilet Bottle. Transparent pale green glass; blown. Squat ovoid shape body; with clearly delineated shoulder, rim folded outward, upward, inward and flattened; short cylindrical neck with constriction at bottom, truncated conical shoulder with convex side, marked off at bottom by tooling, plain base with vestigial kick, no pontil mark.
Department: 
Category: 
Technique: 
The Book and the Spade
Venue(s)
University of Wisconsin-Madison 1975 through 1975
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 130, #208; p. 343, #208; BIB# 58895