Molar Flask

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Title: 
Molar Flask
Accession Number: 
60.1.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H. 6.8 cm; Body W: 1.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-1099
Primary Description: 
Transparent light green. Blown (probably mold-blown); perhaps ground; facet-cut. Bottle. Rim plain, with flat top; neck tapers; body has rounded shoulder, vertical sides, and square cross section; at bottom of wall, four pointed feet, one at each corner. Decorated on neck and body. On neck: upper two-thirds is cut in four equidistant vertical facets; below them is one continuous horizontal groove. Decoration on body is very similar on all four sides: at bottom, large triangular cut, which partly defines feet; at angles between each pair of sides, one narrow rhombic facet, shallow at top and bottom and deepest at widest part, which has two diamond-shaped knobs.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1960-03-15
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 67-68, #103; BIB# 113723