Fragment of Bottle

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle
Accession Number: 
Overall Diam (max): 4 cm; Wall Diam (est): 10 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Wall descends steeply, with slightly convex profile. Exterior is decorated with isosceles triangle with straight base line and slightly convex sides; triangle contains leaf-like element, which rests on base line and has five lobes on each side and one larger lobe at tip; leaf is enlivened with oval motif; oval and background of leaf have vertical or transverse hatching. To left of triangle, separated from it by narrow undecorated band, is part of second hatched panel (see Remarks). Glass has flattened bubbles, one of which is 1.2 cm long.
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 32-33, #38; BIB# 113723
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 96, 249; BIB# 61154
Glasswares in Famen Temple (1992) illustrated, p. 257, no. 6355; Pl. 2, no. 9 (top center); BIB# AI31213