London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
AN ISLAMIC COLOURLESS GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK
10TH-12TH CENTURY A.D.
The compressed body with faint vertical ribs, with tall slender neck tapering to narrow mouth, deep concave base, with iridescence, 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high; an Islamic iridescent glass flask, the spherical body with applied decoration composed of abstract stars and dots, notched trail around the shoulder, with short neck and flattened ring foot, opaque grey-brown iridescence, 7th-9th Century A.D., 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high; and an Islamic blue cut glass flask, of rectangular form with four short feet, decorated with wheel-cut chevrons and encircling bands, with short slightly flared neck, 9th-10th Century A.D., 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high (3)
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