"Spearhead Flask" Bottle

Object Name: 
"Spearhead Flask" Bottle

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Object Name: 
"Spearhead Flask" Bottle
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Accession Number: 
Overall H: 11.3 cm; Shoulder Diam: 3 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
"Spearhead Flask" Bottle. Transparent very pale green and opaque turquoise blue glass; blown, applied. Bottle: body is carrot-shaped and has circular horizontal cross section. Rim plain, with round lip; neck tapers; shoulder slopes, with rounded edge; wall straight, tapering, and curving in at bottom; base narrow and plain; pontil mark roughly circular (D. about 0.8 cm). Applied decoration on rim, shoulder, and wall. On rim: lip wrap, color unknown; on edge of shoulder: eight small pale green bits, each of which was pinched to form flat lunate projections. On wall: below gaps between projections on shoulder, four pale green and four turquoise trails extend from near top of wall to base, with colors alternating; each trail consists of row of small loops made by attaching it to wall at regular intervals and lifting it slightly between attachments.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 180-181, #921; BIB# 113723