Sprinkler

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Object Name: 
Sprinkler
Accession Number: 
54.1.73
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.7 cm, W: 11 cm; Rim Diam: 0.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1100-1299
Credit Line: 
Gift of I. C. Elston, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Sprinkler. Almost colorless glass, but with greenish tinge; one large and several small stones; blown. Sprinkler: horizontal cross section of body is roughly oval, with long sides that are almost straight and rounded short sides. Rim plain, with flat top and narrow opening (D. 0.2 cm); neck cylindrical, widening as it descends, but with shallow constriction at bottom; shoulder slopes and has rounded edge; long sides of body are almost straight and tapering; short sides curve out, down, and in; base plain, with conical kick; pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Elston, I. C. Jr., Source
1954-09-07
Category: 
Glass of the Sultans
Venue(s)
Benaki Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art