Fragment of Bottle

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle
Accession Number: 
51.1.208
Dimensions: 
Overall H: about 3 cm; Estimate Bottom of Neck Diam: about 4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1250-1300
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bottle. Almost colorless, with brownish tinge; decorated in gold and red. Blown; gilded, enameled. Fragment of bottle. Shape of neck is unknown; shoulder (Th. 0.2-0.25 cm) curves out and down. Decoration is outlined in red enamel and filled with gilding. Small parts of two registers survive: (1) at top of shoulder, band (W. 1.7 cm) of intricate and carefully executed curvilinear interlace; and (2) below (1), narrow band (W. 0.75 cm) of neskhi or imitation-neskhi writing.
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Former Collection
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