Molar Flask

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Title: 
Molar Flask
Accession Number: 
76.1.195
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.2 cm; Body Diam: 2.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-1099
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Colorless. Blown (probably mold-blown); perhaps ground; facet-cut. Bottle. Lower neck originally cylindrical; body tall, with slightly sloping shoulder, vertical walls, square cross section, and cavity that is egg-shaped; at bottom of wall, four short, flat feet, one at each corner. Decorated on neck and body. On lower neck: eight contiguous vertical facets; below these are two horizontal ribs. On body: each side has, at center, shallow vertical groove that runs from top to bottom; on each corner, two V-shaped facets, one above the other, at top and shallow facet extending over foot at bottom, which together create stepped effect.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Category: 
Inscription: 
1220-8
Inscription
Red Paint Inside edge.
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 70-71, #108; BIB# 113723