Biconical Bottle

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Object Name: 
Biconical Bottle
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6.8 cm, Diam (max): 5.8 cm
Not on Display
about 800-999
Primary Description: 
Transparent light greenish blue. Blown; facet-cut, ground, and polished. Upper wall is straight, flaring to greatest diameter 4.0 cm above bottom; lower wall also straight, but tapering; base plain; trace of pontil mark. Upper wall is divided into 10 contiguous vertical facets, which are flat; lower wall has eight similar facets; small triangular areas at tops of junctions of facets in upper wall, and irregular areas at junction of upper and lower wall, have no trace of cutting.
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1948), Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 52-53, #70; BIB# 113723