Small Bottle

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.483
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.9 cm, W: 2.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-1099
Primary Description: 
Probably colorless. Blown (body perhaps blown in dip mold); facet-cut. Bottle with cuboid body. Rim plain, with top ground flat; neck tapers; shoulder almost flat; wall vertical; base shaped like truncated pyramid, with slightly concave underside; no pontil mark. Facet-cut decoration on neck and wall. On neck: six contiguous facets extending from top to bottom. On each side of wall: in relief, one horizontal lozenge-shaped motif, with concave surface extending for entire width of side and touching its neighbors; above this, wall tapers from shoulder, and below it, wall splays to bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1948), Former Collection
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
 
Jurors' Choice (New Glass Review 36) (2015) illustrated, p. 92 (bottom right); BIB# AI99413
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 62, #90; BIB# 113723