Small Bottle

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6.6 cm, Diam (max): 1.8 cm; Body W: 1.6 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Transparent very pale yellowish green. Blown (probably mold-blown); perhaps ground; facet-, linear-, and slant-cut. Bottle with cylindrical body. Rim plain, with top ground flat; neck wider at top than at bottom; shoulder rounded; upper two-thirds of wall vertical, and lower one-third tapering; foot is shaped like very shallow truncated cone; no pontil mark. Decorated on neck and wall. On neck: four equidistant vertical rectangular facets above continuous horizontal groove. On wall: two pairs of almost identical motifs, which alternate. Motif 1 consists of slant-cut V containing tall oval facet with raised eye-like motif at center and one slanting linear cut on either side; upper ends of Vs touch at top of wall. Motif 2 fills spaces between V-shaped motifs and consists of three short horizontal cuts above slant-cut element shaped like isosceles triangle with hollow base and one short horizontal cut.
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1948), Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 169-170, #280; BIB# 113723