Islamic Glass

Islamic Square Bodied Bottle



gift of: the Minden Family

date: c. 7th - 12th century AD

provenance: Syro-Palestine or Iran

description: Square-bodied bottle with a pinched flower-like lip and a side lug.
Dark blue glass.
Height: 7.5 cm
Width: 2.7 cm
Intact, nice iridescence.

Handle is fugitive, small hole to the body repaired, spreading fractures from the hole are stable, trace encrustation, old collection label to the base.