- Museum number
Glass 'candlestick' bottle; colourless with light greenish tinge; blown; long cylindrical neck with broad flat rim folded outward then inward; body broadest near base; convex sides and flat base; tooling marks at base of neck; elongated vertical bubbles in neck; iridescent.
- Production date
Diameter: 9.10 centimetres (body)
Diameter: 4.60 centimetres (rim)
Height: 15.80 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Considered to be early-mid Sasanian by M.M. Negro Ponzi (2002: "The glassware from Seleucia (Central Iraq)", Parthica 4, cf. p. 98, n. 254) where cited as a parallel for a piece excavated at Seleucia.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1995-2005, 17 Nov-12 Dec, BM, G52/IRAN/13/7 (part).
1994 16 Jun-23 Dec, BM, G49/IRAN/13.
- Fair; iridescent.
- Acquisition notes
- 19th century acquisition judging by the big number; not identified in registers.
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 725 (exhibition number (red))