Small Bottle

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Accession Number: 
53.1.99
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.4 cm; Base Diam: 2.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-1099 or later
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish green tinge. Blown; facet-cut. Bottle: body has hexagonal cross section. Rim plain, with top ground flat; neck cylindrical, wider at top than at bottom; shoulder flat; wall vertical; base plain; no pontil mark (but see below). Neck is decorated with six contiguous vertical facets, somewhat irregular, which extend from rim almost to junction with shoulder. Wall is cut in six contiguous vertical facets, which extend from top, where they are slightly rounded, to bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1948), Former Collection
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
1953-08-01
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 60-61, #87; BIB# 113723