Spittoon

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Object Name: 
Spittoon
Accession Number: 
2011.1.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.2 cm, Diam (max): 12.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
perhaps 800-899
Primary Description: 
Apparently opaque deep blue in reflected light and transparent yellowish brown in transmitted light (see Remarks). Blown. "Spittoon" with funnel-shaped neck and hemispherical body. Rim plain, with rounded lip; neck has straight side and pronounced taper, with area of prominent tool marks; wall curves out and down, with slightly convex profile, then curves in at bottom; base concave; pontil mark perhaps annular (D. 1.4 cm).
Department: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 36, #642; BIB# 113723