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posted on 2021-10-26, 19:40 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Glass pouch bottle (Harden type VII,b,3). Height 11.5cm, rim diam. 5.5cm. Glass pale bluish green with large and small air bubbles, clear blowing spirals - surface slightly iridescent. Rim splayed and inward folded (imperfectly smoothed off): body pear-shaped, thin, with rounded base with distinct pontil mark. Decorated with spiral trail of self-coloured transparent glass. Starting blob visible on rim, and therefrom 9 trails wound downwards, trails smoothed on rim itself. Rim shows some wear.

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Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave 46

Object ID

M6118

Catalogue Number

M 6118

Material

glass (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; glass) (Antiquarian Material; glass)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

glass vessel (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; pouch bottle) (Antiquarian Keyword; urn)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

gvessel

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