Small Bottle

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Small Bottle
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Overall H: 8.1 cm, Diam (max): 4.7 cm
On Display
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Almost colorless, with greenish yellow tinge. Blown; cut. Bottle: biconical, with greatest diameter above midpoint. Rim ground flat; neck tapers; base flat; no pontil mark. Wheel-cut decoration: on neck, six flat vertical facets; on body, step-shaped molding at top, below which four equidistant stepped facets extend to bottom of wall. Each facet has, at center, downwardpointing tear-shaped boss with flat surface bisected by vertical cut; boss rests on larger tear-shaped boss, truncated at bottom, also with flat surface, which rests on third, larger truncated tear-shaped boss; above largest bosses, four arc-shaped cuts, which make continuous stepped facet.
Mahboubian Galleries, Source
Glass from the Ancient World: So Diverse a Unity
University of Michigan 1991-04-05 through 1991-05-05
Small Wonders Exhibition
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1982-01-26 through 1982-02-13
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 88-89, #134; BIB# 113723
Glass from the Ancient World: So Diverse a Unity (1991) p. 79, no.55; BIB# 34381