"Spearhead Flask" Bottle

Object Name: 
"Spearhead Flask" Bottle

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Object Name: 
"Spearhead Flask" Bottle
Accession Number: 
53.1.74
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.7 cm, Diam (max): 2.4 cm; Base W: 0.6
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
perhaps about 700-899
Primary Description: 
Transparent pinkish purple glass; blown. Bottle: horizontal cross section of body is circular at top, but becomes square just above mid-point. Rim bulges, with inturned, rounded lip; neck cylindrical, with bulge near bottom; shoulder narrow and sloping, with rounded edge; wall expands slightly for 2.5 cm below shoulder, then tapers; base plain; no pontil mark. Lower body is somewhat bent.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
1953-08-01
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1948), Former Collection
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 52, #674; BIB# 113723