Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
64.1.34
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.7 cm, Diam (max): 7.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
800-1199
Primary Description: 
Bottle. Transparent brownish yellow; few bubbles and inclusions. Blown in dip mold. Bottle. Rim everted, with rounded, rather irregular lip; neck long and narrow, wider at bottom than at top; shoulder slopes, with rounded edge; wall straight and tapering, rounded at bottom; base plain and concave; pontil mark possibly annular (D. 1.2 cm). Wall and underside of base have impressed decoration. On wall: overall honeycomb pattern consisting of 10 continuous horizontal rows of about 36 roughly hexagonal impressions, arranged in quincunx. On base: two rows of hexagonal impressions surrounding six-pointed star (W. 2.9 cm).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Papa George's Oriental Stores, Source
1964
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Color: 
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Material: 
Ancient and Islamic Glass: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2019) illustrated, pp. 110-111;
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 98-99, #775; BIB# 113723
Stained Glass: Jewels of Light (1988) illustrated, p. 18; BIB# 59584
From the world of Islam (1970-01) p. 20, #54; BIB# 24188