Molar Flask

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Title: 
Molar Flask
Accession Number: 
53.1.57
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.6 cm, W: 2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-1099
Primary Description: 
Colorless; minute bubbles. Blown (body probably blown in dip mold); facet-cut. Bottle: body has square cross section at midpoint. Neck has circular cross section at bottom; shoulder flat; wall vertical. All four sides of body are decorated with identical rhombuses, each touching its neighbors. Rhombuses were formed by cutting away most of tops and bottoms of all four junctions of sides, leaving small triangular projections at top and bottom of body.
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. 71, #110; BIB# 113723