Small Bottle Shaped like Fish

Object Name: 
Small Bottle Shaped like Fish

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle Shaped like Fish
Accession Number: 
76.1.186
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.8 cm, W: 2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1199
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Colorless. Blown (probably mold-blown); perhaps ground; linear- and facet-cut. Small Bottles Shaped like Fish Bottle. Body has rectangular cross section with two broad and two narrow sides, all of which are straight and slightly tapered; at bottom, two short extensions of narrow sides form bifurcated “tail”; on underside, neatly drilled shallow hole (D. 0.25 cm). On each broad side: raised oval panel, wider at top than at bottom, bisected by vertical groove. On each narrow side: vertical row of six notchlike facets.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 132-133, #218; BIB# 113723