"Spearhead Flask" Bottle

Object Name: 
"Spearhead Flask" Bottle

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Object Name: 
"Spearhead Flask" Bottle
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 12.7 cm; Shoulder Diam: 3.8 cm; Base W: 1.1 cm
On Display
perhaps about 1000-1199
Primary Description: 
Transparent light purple glass; blown. Bottle: horizontal cross section of body is circular at top, but becomes square about 3 cm below shoulder. Rim plain, with rounded lip; neck cylindrical, narrower at bottom than at top; shoulder slopes, with rounded edge; wall straight and tapering; interior of body is conical; base plain; pontil mark roughly circular and smooth.
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1948), Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 51-52, #673; BIB# 113723