Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
55.1.45
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.8 cm, W: 3.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000-1299
Primary Description: 
Bottle. Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge; transparent pale purple. Blown; applied. Bottle with pear-shaped body, but horizontal cross section is oval. Lower neck straight and tapering; shoulder rounded; wall is straight and tapers on longer sides, but on shorter sides it curves down and in before tapering; base consists of hollow globular bulb; pontil mark (D. 0.45 cm). Applied decoration on neck and wall. On neck: five small "snaillike" prunts, which are either almost colorless streaked with purple or almost colorless with narrow purple trail. On wall: continuous register bordered at top by rather uneven horizontal trail wound once around circumference and at bottom by similarly uneven trail wound around circumference three times; register is filled with single continuous trail forming irregular, sinuous zigzag with seven peaks alternating with valleys; all trails on body are almost colorless.
Provenance: 
Mazda, Abbas, Source
1955-11-22
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 177, #917; BIB# 113723