Bottle Flask

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Bottle Flask
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 7.3 cm; Body Diam: 1.4 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish green tinge. Blown (probably mold-blown); probably ground; facet- and linear-cut. Bottle. Rim plain, with flat top; neck tapers; body tall, with rounded shoulder, vertical sides, square cross section, and small egg-shaped cavity with pointed bottom; at bottom of wall, four pyramid-shaped feet, one at each corner. Decorated on neck and body. On neck: six contiguous vertical facets. On wall: angle between each pair of sides has two hollow facets: large facet-shaped like inverted V and, below it, smaller, roughly circular facet.
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 137, #226; BIB# 113723
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) illustrated, pp. 93, 95, 98 (fig. 42y); BIB# 75800
Glass of the Sultans (2001) illustrated, p. 18, fig. 3 (part of group); BIB# 68105