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Molar Flask

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Object Number:
L-29-146
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Islamic
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Islamic Period
Date Made:
700-1099 AD
Early Date:
700
Late Date:
1099
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Technique:
Cut
Description:
Surface has patches of brown and white decomposition and is slightly pitted. Yellowish cut glass flask, standing on 4 diamond shaped legs, with facetted body. Whole made to suggest a cut diamond. In Mohammedan world used everywhere for shipment of perfumes or liquid cosmetics.
Height:
6.6cm
Credit Line:
Loaned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Other Number:
29-6-393   -   Philadelphia Museum of Art Number
GL09 (ancient glass project)   -   Other Number

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