Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Glass perfume bottle

Date:
ca. 8th–9th century A.D.
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Glass; blown in a dip mold
Dimensions:
H.: 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Anna Palmer Draper, 1915
Accession Number:
15.43.176
Not on view
Translucent blue.
Flaring rim with horizontal tooled indent below; tall neck, expanding downwards; sloping shoulder with irregular indent on one side; globular body; thick pad base with off-center kick in bottom.
Decorated with nineteen fine vertical ribs, extending from edge of base to top of neck.
Body and neck complete, but broken around top with most of rim missing; pinprick bubbles and a small group of white, glassy inclusions in one side of body; dulling, some pitting, and iridescent weathering.
Related Objects

Glass hexagonal jug

Date: 6th–early 7th century A.D. Medium: Glass Accession: 34.132.39 On view in:Gallery 171

Glass hexagonal jug

Date: 6th to early 7th century A.D. Medium: Glass Accession: X.21.152 On view in:Gallery 171

Glass hexagonal jug

Date: 6th–early 7th century A.D. Medium: Glass Accession: X.21.187 On view in:Gallery 171

Glass hexagonal jug

Date: 6th–early 7th century A.D. Medium: Glass Accession: X.243 On view in:Gallery 171

Glass hexagonal jar with basket handle

Date: 6th–early 7th century A.D. Medium: Glass Accession: X.244 On view in:Gallery 171