Molar Flask

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Molar Flask
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 8.8 cm; Shoulder W: 2.3 cm; Rim Diam: 1.7 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Transparent very pale green; small bubbles. Blown (body blown in dip mold); linear-cut. Bottle. Rim plain, with top ground flat; neck tapers; shoulder slopes and has rounded edge; wall straight and tapering very slightly, with square cross section; at bottom of wall, four feet, one at each corner. Decorated on neck and wall. On neck: four shallow facets (H. 1.5 cm, W. about 0.4 cm). On wall: upper and lower registers, separated by two continuous horizontal lines. Upper register is relatively narrow, with two cuts making V-shaped motif on each side and triangular cut at each angle. Lower register has one narrow cut shaped like inverted V on each side and one cut shaped like inverted isosceles triangle with rounded baseline at each angle; legs are defined by inverted Vs, which continue downward and merge at bottom of wall.
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1948), Former Collection
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 138, #229; BIB# 113723