Small Bottle

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4 cm, Diam: 2.1 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with greenish tinge. Blown (body perhaps blown in dip mold); facet- and linear-cut. Bottle with cylindrical body. Lower neck cylindrical, perhaps with hollow horizontal rib; shoulder flat; wall straight, tapering very slightly; base flat; no pontil mark. Facet- and linear-cut decoration on wall and underside of base: four equidistant vertical grooves extend from top to bottom and continue under base, forming cross; grooves separate four identical panels, rounded at bottom, with flat faces; each panel has raised rectangular motif, rounded at top and bottom, containing linear-cut Z-shaped motif. Base ground and polished.
el Chaer, Mohamed abd El Rahim, Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 130-131, #214; BIB# 113723