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Glass perfume bottle
ca. 8th–9th century A.D.
Glass; blown in a dip mold
H.: 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Bequest of Mary Anna Palmer Draper, 1914
Not on view
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.
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