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Bottle with Spiraled and Zigzag Trails

Object Name:
Bottle
Date:
13th century
Geography:
probably Syria
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Glass, colorless; blown, applied ring foot, applied blue decoration
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/4in. (12.1cm) Max. Diam. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.87
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 454
Both the unusual shape of this small bottle and the applied decoration in contrasting color suggest that it was inspired by earlier models.
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, New York (until 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
Welch, Stuart Cary. The Islamic World. vol. 11. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987. pp. 46-47, ill. fig. 33 (color).



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