Flute

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Object Name: 
Flute
Accession Number: 
2003.1.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.1 cm, Diam (max): 11.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 200-299
Primary Description: 
Flute. Transparent light green glass; blown, wheel-cut; cylindrical. Rim slightly everted, with rounded lip; wall straight, tapering very slightly and curving in at bottom; short hollow stem and hollow concical foot with tubular edge made by folding; center of base pushed up through stem, forming bulb in floor; pontil mark. Upper half of wall has seven continuous horizontal bands of faint wheel-cut decoration (from top to bottom): (1) narrow band of horizontal lines; (2) similar band of horizontal lines; (3) six widely-spaced hollow facets, which are oval and taller than they are wide; (4) another band of horizontal lines; (5) 5) about 26 short vertical stripes; (6) a fouth band of horizontal lines; and (7) six widely spaced hollow facets, which are taller than they are wide.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Fortuna Fine Arts, Ltd., Source
2003-12-15
Category: 
Sasanian and Post-Sasanian Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (2005) illustrated, pp. 49-50, #58; BIB# 88262