Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
53.1.64
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.2 cm, Diam (max, shoulder): 2.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1200-1299
Primary Description: 
Bottle. Purple (appears almost black in reflected light), with opaque white trail. Blown (body blown in dip mold); applied, dragged, marvered. Bottle: horizontal cross section of body is circular at top, but becomes roughly square about 1 cm below shoulder. Rim folded out, up, and in to form rounded lip; neck narrow and cylindrical, but narrowing slightly before expanding to form hollow bulge at bottom; shoulder rounded; wall straight and tapering; base square; pontil mark covers entire base. Decoration consists of single trail dropped onto bottom of wall and wound in very uneven spiral 10 times around body, shoulder, and most of rim; all but lowest three circuits of trail were then dragged vertically to produce 10 contiguous festoons.
Provenance: 
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
1953-08-01
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1948), Former Collection
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 208-209, #971; BIB# 113723