Molar Flask

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Molar Flask
Accession Number: 
Overall: 6.1 cm; Body W: 1.8 cm; Lower Neck Diam: 1.3 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Transparent deep green. Blown (probably mold-blown); facet-cut. Bottle. Lower neck cut in vertical facets, which terminate at continuous horizontal groove near junction with shoulder; this is almost flat, with rounded edge; wall descends vertically and has square cross section; base has four small feet. Facet- and relief-cut decoration on wall, consisting of, at each angle, one narrow rhombic motif extending from shoulder to foot, with knob at midpoint. Between each pair of rhombic motifs, one V-shaped cut on upper wall and one inverted V below it.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Islamisches Bleiglas und mina (2014) illustrated, p. 65, fig. 8; BIB# AI100160
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 68-69, #105; BIB# 113723