Cylindrical Bottle

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Object Name: 
Cylindrical Bottle
Accession Number: 
55.1.124
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.5 cm; Base Diam: 7.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Colorless; one large bubble (L. 2.5 cm) in neck, and few small bubbles. Blown; facet and linear-cut. Bottle with cylindrical body. Rim in form of horizontal flange with rounded lip; neck cylindrical; shoulder slopes and has rounded edge; wall is vertical before curving in at bottom; base plain; pontil mark (D. 1 cm). Decoration on neck, shoulder, and wall. On neck: uppermost two-thirds has band containing seven vertical rows of oval facets, with three facets in each row, above one continuous groove. On shoulder: one continuous horizontal groove. On wall: 10 vertical panels separated by single vertical lines. Each panel contains vertical row of similar linear-cut motifs (clockwise): (1–3) three hook-shaped motifs, (4 and 5) three motifs that consist of short vertical line bisecting V-shaped element above shallow horizontal crescent, (6) perhaps like (1–3), (7) uncertain, and (8–10) like (4) and (5).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-12-13
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
 
A Survey of Cut Glass
Venue(s)
Carnegie Museum of Art 1952 through 1952
Special Exhibition of Islamic Art
Venue(s)
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1950 through 1950
 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 124-125, #201; BIB# 113723
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 270-271, no. 557; BIB# 27315