Date: 7th–early 8th century
Geography: Egypt or Syria
Medium: Glass, bluish; blown, applied blue decoration
Dimensions: H. 7 15/16 in. (20.14 cm)
Diam. 3 7/32 in. (8.24 cm)
Credit Line: Museum Accession
Accession Number: x.21.210
This bottle is a rare example of hot-worked glass decorated in the so-called spectacle pattern, in which horizontally applied trails were tooled to create a sequence of ovals around the body. The pattern is characteristic of the transition between Roman and Islamic glass production.