Toilet Water Bottle

Object Name: 
Toilet Water Bottle

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Object Name: 
Toilet Water Bottle
Accession Number: 
50.2.56 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1760-1770
Primary Description: 
Deep amethyst lead glass; blown, cut and richly gilded. Conical body with straight sides flaring to long flat shoulder sloping to short neck with narrow 10-sided flange and attached by merese to pedestal base with bobbin-like stem and 10-sided foot, smooth base. Edge of foot cut with triangular facets; body, with all-over, flat diamonds; shoulder, with tapering pointed panels and edge of flange with facets; all-over gild decorations including diaper of daisies and bead-circles on body, floral and geometric motifs on shoulder panels, and foliated scroll circuits on neck and foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Title Unknown (Cooper Union For the Advancement of Science and Art)
Venue(s)
Cooper Union For the Advancement of Science and Art 1950-01 through 1950-03
Title Unknown (Rich's)
Venue(s)
Rich's Inc. 1948-10 through 1948-10
 
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 52-53, #93; BIB# 28036