Small Bottle

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Accession Number: 
69.1.41
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.3 cm; Body Diam: 1.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge. Blown (probably mold-blown); facet-cut. Bottle: body has hexagonal cross section. Rim plain, with slight bevel on outside; neck tapers; shoulder flat, with rounded edge; wall vertical; base flat; no pontil mark. Both neck and wall are cut in six contiguous vertical facets.
Department: 
Provenance: 
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
1969
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 61, #88; BIB# 113723
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) #41e, pp. 87-88, fig. 41e, Pl. 41e; BIB# 75800
Glass of the Sultans (2001) illustrated, p. 18, fig. 3 (part of group); BIB# 68105