Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.482
Dimensions: 
Overall H. 10.7 cm; Shoulder W: 2.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-1099
Primary Description: 
Transparent slightly greenish deep blue; few small bubbles. Blown; facet-cut. Bottle; body has hexagonal cross section. Rim plain, with top ground flat and edge rounded; neck cylindrical, wider at top than at bottom; shoulder flat; wall straight and slightly tapered; base plain; no pontil mark (but see below). Neck is decorated with six vertical facets, which extend from rim for three-quarters of distance to shoulder. Wall is cut in six contiguous vertical facets with rounded ends, which extend from top to bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
1959-07-27
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Special Exhibition of Islamic Art
Venue(s)
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1950 through 1950