Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.1.34
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.2 cm; Across Cage (max): 5.7 cm; Base Diam: 4.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
perhaps 600-799
Primary Description: 
Bottle. Transparent yellowish green glass with specks of scale, translucent greenish blue glass; blown, applied. Bottle: cylindrical, lopsided. Rim flares and has horizontal top; neck narrow, with irregular bulge near bottom; shoulder slopes, with rounded edge; wall vertical, curving in at bottom; base is shaped like shallow cone, made by folding and with rounded edge; pontil mark annular (D. 1.3 cm). Top of rim has blue trail. Entire wall is covered by "cage" made from five continuous horizontal zigzag trails, attached to wall at bottom but otherwise free-standing. Top, middle, and bottom trails are green; second and fourth trails are blue.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Alouf, Fouad, Source
1955-06-09
Category: 
Islam and the Medieval West
Venue(s)
University Art Museum, Binghamton 1975 through 1975
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 177-178, #917; BIB# 113723
Islam and the Medieval West (1975) illustrated, no. G1; BIB# 18974
Medieval Islamic Glass (1965-02) illustrated, pp. 198-208;