Molar Flask

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Title: 
Molar Flask
Accession Number: 
53.1.60
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.8 cm; Shoulder W: 2.2 cm; Rim Diam: 1.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
800-1099
Primary Description: 
Transparent light green. Probably cast; drilled, cut, ground, polished. Bottle. Rim plain, with flat top; neck roughly cylindrical, but wider at top than at bottom; shoulder narrow, with rounded edge; body tall, with vertical walls and square cross section; at bottom of wall, four short, pointed feet, one at each corner. Decorated on neck and body. On neck: four vertical oval facets, one above each side of body, and one continuous horizontal groove just above shoulder; at each angle of body: one elongated rhomboid facet, which is deepest at widest point, where it contains prominent diamond-shaped boss; on wall, between each pair of facets: one V-shaped cut above one long triangular cut, which terminates between feet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Nahman, Maurice ((b. 1868-1946)), Former Collection
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
1953-08-01
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, pp. 90-91, #139; BIB# 113723