Vessel with Spout

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Object Name: 
Vessel with Spout
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.1.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.2 cm; Spout L: 12.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000-1099
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Transparent light green glass with several large and many small bubbles; blown, applied. Vessel with spout: body roughly conical (description assumes rim is at top). Wall straight and tapering, before curving in at bottom and merging with rounded base; pontil mark (D. 0.7 cm). Spout long and tubular (D. 0.6 cm near tip), attached to wall, presumably above mid-point; it projects almost horizontally, then curves gently out and down; perforation is only 0.1 cm across at end.
Provenance: 
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
1979-06-15
Category: 
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) #29g, pp. 58-59, fig. 29g; BIB# 75800