Small Bottle

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Accession Number: 
81.1.696
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4 cm, Diam: 5.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 700-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ray Winfield Smith
Primary Description: 
Colorless or almost colorless glass; blown, facet- and linear-cut. Spheroid shape with rim and almost entire neck probably missing; shoulder and wall descend in smooth curve; base plain and slightly concave; no pontil mark. Wall is decorated with continuous frieze bordered at top and bottom by horizontal rib embellished with transverse cuts (at top) and vertical cuts (at bottom). Frieze is cut in seven contiguous square panels, each containing raised diamond-shaped motif with, at center, countersunk dot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Stora, NYC, Former Collection
1947-05-24
Smith, Mrs. Ray Winfield, Source
1981-12-07
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 89, #137; BIB# 113723