Molar Flask

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Title: 
Molar Flask
Accession Number: 
53.1.54
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6 cm, Diam (max): 1.9 cm; Body W: 1.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-1099
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge. Blown (probably mold-blown); facet- and linear-cut. Bottle. Rim plain, with flat top; neck roughly cylindrical, but wider at top than at bottom; body tall, with rounded shoulder, vertical walls, and square cross section; at bottom of wall, four very short feet, one at each corner. Decorated on neck and body. On neck: six contiguous vertical facets extend from top to bottom. On body: each side is plain, except for horizontal cut at bottom; each corner has small roughly diamond-shaped facet above larger facet shaped like inverted V.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1948), Former Collection
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
1953-08-01
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Title Unknown (Bergstrom Art Center)
Venue(s)
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum 1976-06 through 1976-06
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 138, #228; BIB# 113723