The main body of this bottle was thrown upside down to close off the form, was the neck was added separately. It was decorated with a dry slip mixture of half clay and half glaze, with stains for color. The piece was fired to cone 07 (1800 F) and then smoked in a closed container using hay as a combustible, Within ten minutes it was removed from the container to reoxidize the body.
The original object was scanned as a TIFF file on a Nikon Coolscan 4000 film scanner at approximately 4000 pixels on the long dimension. A 300 ppi JPEG file limited to 1024 pixels on the long dimension was then added to the CONTENTdm database.