Toilet Bottle

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Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.7 cm, Diam (max): 2.5 cm; Rim Diam: 1.6 cm
On Display
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.
The Book and the Spade
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