Molar Flask

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Title: 
Molar Flask
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
77.1.12
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.8 cm, W: 2.3 cm; Rim Diam: 1.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
800-1099
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Semitranslucent dark blue. Blown; facet-cut. Bottle. Rim plain, with flat top; neck roughly cylindrical, but wider at top than at bottom; body tall, with vertical walls and square cross section; at bottom of wall, four pointed feet, one at each corner. Decorated on neck, body, and feet. On neck: four vertical rectangular facets alternating with four triangular facets, with one horizontal groove below them. At each angle of body: one elongated rhomboid facet, which continues to bottom of foot; facet is deepest at widest point, where it contains prominent circular knob. On wall, between each pair of facets: two oval notches at top and deep triangular groove at bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1977-12-15
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, p. 90, #138; BIB# 113723