Cylindrical Bottle

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Object Name: 
Cylindrical Bottle
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 12.5 cm; Base Diam: 7.4 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless; one large bubble (L. 2.5 cm) in neck, and few small bubbles. Blown; facet and linear-cut. Bottle with cylindrical body. Rim in form of horizontal flange with rounded lip; neck cylindrical; shoulder slopes and has rounded edge; wall is vertical before curving in at bottom; base plain; pontil mark (D. 1 cm). Decoration on neck, shoulder, and wall. On neck: uppermost two-thirds has band containing seven vertical rows of oval facets, with three facets in each row, above one continuous groove. On shoulder: one continuous horizontal groove. On wall: 10 vertical panels separated by single vertical lines. Each panel contains vertical row of similar linear-cut motifs (clockwise): (1–3) three hook-shaped motifs, (4 and 5) three motifs that consist of short vertical line bisecting V-shaped element above shallow horizontal crescent, (6) perhaps like (1–3), (7) uncertain, and (8–10) like (4) and (5).
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
A Survey of Cut Glass
Carnegie Museum of Art 1952 through 1952
Special Exhibition of Islamic Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1950 through 1950
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 124-125, #201; BIB# 113723
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 270-271, no. 557; BIB# 27315