Sprinkler (Qumqum)

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Object Name: 
Sprinkler (Qumqum)
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 9.5 cm, W: 7.2 cm
Not on Display
about 1200-1299
Primary Description: 
Sprinkler (Qumqum). Translucent deep blue, with opaque white trails. Blown; applied, marvered. Sprinkler: body has oval horizontal cross section. Neck cylindrical, but narrower near top than at bottom, where it is constricted; shoulder splays below neck, flattens, and has rounded edge; wall descends vertically (at narrowest part) or curves down and out (at widest part), then curves down and in; base plain, with small kick; pontil mark is very faint. Decoration dropped onto base or bottom of wall, drawn up to upper neck, and marvered: three vertical trails alternating with three vertical zigzag trails.
Pierpont Morgan Library, Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 212, #979; BIB# 113723