Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
52.1.41
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.7 cm; Base Diam: 9.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Bottle. Transparent very pale green. Body and neck blown in dip mold. Bottle with bell-shaped body. Rim plain, with rounded lip and small bevel on outside; neck has straight, tapering side; shoulder rounded, merging with wall, which curves out and down, and is rounded at bottom; base plain and slightly concave; pontil mark roughly circular (D. about 1.1 cm). Decorated in low relief on neck, shoulder, wall, and edge and underside of base. On most of neck and top of shoulder: 16 ribs separated by narrow flutes. On bottom of shoulder and wall: ribs become outlines of overall honeycomb pattern, with four horizontal rows of 16 hexagonal cells; each cell has height greater than width, and from top to bottom of wall, each row is taller than row above it. On edge and underside of base, one additional row of hexagons surrounding rosette with 16 petals, each with straight sides and pointed tip.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sobernheim, Former Collection
Stack's Galleries, Source
1952-04-29
Sobernheim, Clara (German, 1888-1963), Former Collection
1933
to
1952
Sobernheim, Moritz Sebastian (German, 1872-1933), Former Collection
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Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 99-100, #777; BIB# 113723
The Sobernheim Collection of Ancient Glass (1952-04-19) pl. I, lot 24; BIB# 12935