Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Accession Number: 
69.1.14
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.9 cm; Shoulder Diam: 13.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Credit Line: 
Gift of New Hampshire Historical Society, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, with many small bubbles; blown, apparently cold-painted. Bottle: cylindrical. Rim consists of horizontal flange with rounded rim made by folding up and in; neck is roughly cylindrical, but wider at bottom than at top; shoulder slopes, with rounded edge; wall (Th. 0.1 cm) is straight and tapers toward bottom; base is plain and has slightly concave depression around center; pontil mark large and irregular (L. 2.6 cm). Decoration, apparently cold painted in red, at top of neck: horizontal band (W. 0.4 cm); faint trace of possible similar band at bottom of neck. No other decoration is visible to naked eye.
Department: 
Provenance: 
New Hampshire Historical Society, Source
1969
Category: 
Material: 
From the world of Islam
Venue(s)
Fox-Richmond Gallery 1970 through 1970
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 47-48, #665; BIB# 113723
Conservation and Care of Glass Objects (2006) illustrated, p. 58; BIB# 96019