Small Bottle

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Accession Number: 
2009.1.18
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.2 cm, Diam: 3.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Credit Line: 
Anonymous Gift
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with grayish tinge. Blown; linear-cut. Bottle: egg-shaped. Bottom of neck cylindrical; wall descends in smooth convex curve; foot narrow and disk-shaped; base flat; no pontil mark. Decoration on wall consists of continuous horizontal groove about 1 cm below bottom of neck; beneath this, two opposed motifs, each consisting of V-shaped element enclosing oval filled with three short horizontal cuts; these alternate with two groups of three short horizontal cuts and one crescent-shaped cut.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Anonymous Source
2009-10-05
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, pp. 129-130, #211; BIB# 113723