Toilet Bottle (Candlestick Unguentarium)

Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle (Candlestick Unguentarium)

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Object Name: 
Toilet Bottle (Candlestick Unguentarium)
Accession Number: 
54.1.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.3 cm; Rim Diam: 5.6 cm; Base Diam: 4.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
200-299
Credit Line: 
Gift of Thomas McCormick
Primary Description: 
Toilet Bottle (Candlestick Unguentarium). Transparent pale yellowish-green glass; blown, rim reworked. Truncated conical body; rim outsplayed, with tubular lip made by folding up, in and downward; broad cylindrical neck which bulges at mid-point; wall splays, then curves inward at bottom; diameter of base more than half of total height, base plain, with low kick; faint annular pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McCormick, Thomas, Source
1954-04-16
Category: 
Technique: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 159-160, #275; p. 349, #275; BIB# 58895