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Object Name: 
Grenade
Accession Number: 
68.1.46
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.2 cm, Diam (max): 11.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
perhaps 1000-1499
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert H. Brill
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass, but with yellowish brown tinge; blown. “Grenade:” roughly globular. Rim is shaped like oblate spheroid (H. 1.9 cm, D. [max.] 3 cm), with plain mouth (D. 1 cm); neck very short and narrow; wall (Th. apparently nearly 1 cm toward bottom) curves out, down, and in, and merges with rounded base, which has small, nipple-like protrusion at center; pontil mark (D. 1.2 cm).
Provenance: 
Brill, Robert H., Source
1968
to
1968-09-01
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 92-93, #767; BIB# 113723