Molar Flask

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Title: 
Molar Flask
Accession Number: 
55.1.32
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.2 cm; Body W: 1.8 cm; Rim Diam: 1.7
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-1099
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep green. 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 vertical walls and square cross section; at bottom of wall, four pointed feet, one at each corner. Decorated on neck and body. On neck: surface was removed at top and bottom to create raised band that is decorated with two linear-cut V-shaped motifs, with four roughly triangular hollow facets above and between them. On upper body: each side has two elongated tear-shaped cuts arranged to form V, and each corner has single triangular cut; below these, two continuous horizontal grooves. On lower body: each side has narrow triangular cut with apex at top, and each corner has triangular cut with apex at bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Alouf, Fouad, Source
1955-06-09
Category: 
Islamisches Bleiglas und mina (2014) illustrated, p. 65, fig. 7; BIB# AI100160
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 135, #222; BIB# 113723