Molar Flask

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Molar Flask
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 9.2 cm; Body W: 1.8 cm; Rim Diam: 1.7
Not on Display
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.
Alouf, Fouad, Source
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