Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.1.19
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.1 cm, Diam (max): 6.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1199
Primary Description: 
Bottle. Almost colorless, with greenish tinge; very bubbly, with bubbles up to 1.2 cm long, some impurities, and yellowish brown streaks near rim. Blown in dip mold. Bottle: cylindrical. Rim plain, with slightly irregular, rounded lip; neck cylindrical; shoulder slopes, with rounded edge; wall almost vertical, but tapering slightly; base slightly concave; pontil mark. Mold-blown decoration on wall and base. On wall, extending from just below shoulder to just above base, five horizontal rows of lozenges in low relief, arranged in quincunx. On base, two superimposed triangles with lightly impressed outlines, forming six-pointed star.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
1953-08-01
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1948), Former Collection
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 104-105, #787; BIB# 113723