Molar Flask

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Title: 
Molar Flask
Accession Number: 
53.1.55
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.3 cm; Body W: 1.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-1099
Primary Description: 
Colorless or almost colorless. Blown (probably mold-blown); facet- and slant-cut. Bottle. Rim plain, with flat top; neck roughly cylindrical, but wider at top than at bottom; body tall, with sloping shoulder, vertical walls, and square cross section; at bottom of wall, four very small feet, one below each side. Decorated on neck and body. On neck: five rather irregular contiguous vertical facets above one continuous horizontal groove. On wall: each side is decorated with raised panel, which runs from top to bottom and contains two tall, narrow slant-cut facets, one above the other, each of which has raised eye-shaped motif at center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1948), Former Collection
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
1953-08-01
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 171, #283; BIB# 113723