Biconical Bottle

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Object Name: 
Biconical Bottle
Accession Number: 
53.1.32
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.8 cm, Diam (max): 5.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 800-999
Primary Description: 
Transparent light greenish blue. Blown; facet-cut, ground, and polished. Upper wall is straight, flaring to greatest diameter 4.0 cm above bottom; lower wall also straight, but tapering; base plain; trace of pontil mark. Upper wall is divided into 10 contiguous vertical facets, which are flat; lower wall has eight similar facets; small triangular areas at tops of junctions of facets in upper wall, and irregular areas at junction of upper and lower wall, have no trace of cutting.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
1953-08-01
Nahman, Maurice ((b. 1868-1946)), Former Collection
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, pp. 52-53, #70; BIB# 113723