Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
54.1.129
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 29.5 cm, W: 21.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
perhaps 1600-1899
Credit Line: 
Gift of I. C. Elston, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Transparent bluish green glass, with numerous small bubbles and several larger bubbles in neck; blown. Bottle; horizontal cross section of body is elliptical. Rim flat, with inturned flange of irregular width; neck cylindrical, somewhat wider near bottom than at top, but with slight constriction immediately above shoulder, which slopes and has rounded edge; body compressed, so that it appears to be globular when seen broadside, although wider sides have flat, almost vertical profile; base plain, with low kick; no pontil mark. Body has prominent blowing spirals.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Elston, I. C. Jr., Source
1954-09-07
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass of the Sultans
Venue(s)
Benaki Museum
Corning Museum of Glass
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 45, #662; BIB# 113723
Glass of the Sultans (2001) illustrated, pp. 74-75, #5; BIB# 68105