Rim and Neck of Bottle

Object Name: 
Rim and Neck of Bottle

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Object Name: 
Rim and Neck of Bottle
Accession Number: 
55.1.42
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.6 cm; Rim Diam: 2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Primary Description: 
Colorless or almost colorless. Blown and facet-cut. Neck: narrow, cylindrical, and slightly wider at bottom than at top. Rim plain, with top ground flat; neck descends almost vertically; top of shoulder curves out and down. Neck is divided into four bands by shallow, horizontal grooves, each about 0.25 cm wide, bottoms of which are 0.5 cm, 2.8 cm, 4.7 cm, and 8.9 cm below rim. Bands are treated as follows (from top to bottom): (1) is plain; (2) has five shallow rectangular facets, which are taller than they are wide; (3) has three pairs of shallow rhomboids, which are markedly taller than they are wide; in each pair, outer vertical sides are at higher level than inner vertical sides, creating triangular space between their tops, which is occupied by shallow triangle; similar shallow triangle occupies triangular space between bottoms of each pair of rhomboids; (4) six shallow, which are almost rectangular but splay at top and which are markedly taller than they are wide. Bottom of neck has narrow band of very lightly incised lines.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mazda, Abbas, Source
1955-11-22
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 57-58, #80; BIB# 113723