AN INTACT WHEEL-CUT CLEAR GLASS BOTTLE NORTH EAST IRAN

Islamic Wheel-cut Bottles

Islamic wheel-cut bottles price guide – Facet-cut decoration, influenced by the Sasanian tradition, usually created “honeycomb” patterns of shallow facets. Raised or countersunk disks with a raised boss in the center are commonly referred to as “omphalos” (Greek for “navel”).

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AN ABBASID ROCK CRYSTAL BOTTLE MESOPOTAMIA, CIRCA 9TH CENTURY

Mesopotamian Bottles

Mesopotamian Bottles Price Guide – Mesopotamia  was an ancient region located in the eastern Mediterranean bounded in the northeast by the Zagros Mountains and in the southeast by the Arabian Plateau, corresponding to today’s Iraq, mostly, but also parts of modern-day Iran, Syria and Turkey.

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