Bottle with Inscription

Object Name: 
Bottle with Inscription

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Object Name: 
Bottle with Inscription
Accession Number: 
55.1.119
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.7 cm, Diam (max): 6.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, but with green tint; few small bubbles. Blown; relief-cut. Bottle: cylindrical. Rim with flat top and small external bevel; neck has cylindrical, slightly tapering upper part, below which it expands and is roughly hemispherical; shoulder slopes and has rounded edge; wall descends vertically before curving in at bottom; base plain; no pontil mark. Decorated on neck, shoulder, wall, and base. On neck: upper part is cut in seven flat vertical facets; lower part has seven contiguous hollow oval facets above continuous horizontal groove. On shoulder: shallow "step" at mid-point and continuous narrow band of finely incised cross hatching at edge. On wall: in large letters, pseudo-Kufic inscription, above continuous horizontal rib; below inscription, near bottom of wall, band of nine contiguous hollow oval facets. On base: shallow disk.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1946), Former Collection
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-12-13
Category: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
Inscription
Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1978-04-26 through 1978-10-21
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 220, #368; BIB# 113723
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 276-277, #577; BIB# 27315
Antiquities, Egyptiennes, Grecques et Romaines. Collection Maurice Nahman (1953-02-26) lot #73;