Small Bottle

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.1.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.7 cm; Rim Diam: 1.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
701-899
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish green tinge. Blown; cut. Bottle. Rim plain, with flat upper surface; neck wider at top than at bottom; shoulder almost flat; body has vertical sides and square cross section; base flat. Decorated on neck and body. On neck: six contiguous vertical facets extending from lip to junction with shoulder. On body: two opposing sides, each with raised circular disk (D. about 2.4 cm) with countersunk circular boss at center; on other two sides, raised oval motif extending from edge of shoulder to bottom of wall, with pointed ends and vertical groove extending from top to bottom. Underside of base has shallow circular depression (D. 0.8 cm), perhaps to remove pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Motamed, Saeed, Source
1968
Category: 
Islam and the Medieval West
Venue(s)
University Art Museum, Binghamton 1975 through 1975
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 88-89, #135; BIB# 113723
Islam and the Medieval West (1975) illustrated, no. G4; BIB# 18974