Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
97.1.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.7 cm, Diam (max): 8.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Bottle. Probably almost colorless. Body blown in mold with two vertical sections and separate baseplate. Bottle: bell-shaped, with 10 sides. Rim thickened by folding in and down, with flattened top; neck shaped like narrow funnel, with concave profile; shoulder in form of dome; wall straight and slightly flared; base plain; pontil mark apparently circular (D. about 1.5 cm). Shoulder, wall, and base decorated in relief. On shoulder, extending from midpoint to bottom: band of 10 contiguous square and rectangular panels, which are either flat or somewhat concave, and are bordered at bottom by continuous horizontal rib. On wall: between continuous horizontal ribs at top and bottom, arcade with 10 contiguous compartments with vertical sides and pointed tops (some of which are truncated by upper rib), each containing arch with vertical sides and semicircular top; spaces between tops of each compartment and upper border are empty. On base: two concentric circles (D. 3.5 and 5.9 cm). Vertical mold seams are clearly visible; they do not extend onto base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Banko, Walter, Source
1997-02-10
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
VENINI - Glass and Design in a World Perspective
Venue(s)
Mingei International Museum 2001-07-05 through 2002-01-31
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 126, #827; BIB# 113723
Recent Important Acquisitions, 39 (1997) illustrated, p. 157, #2; BIB# AI5243