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Ewer

Date:
14th century
Geography:
Syria, probably Damascus
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Glass; enameled
Dimensions:
H. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm) Max. Diam. 6 13/16 in. (17.3 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.990
Not on view
Inscription: Debased Kufic script on neck. Transliteration: "al-'alim"; translation: "the wise."
J. Pierpont Morgan, New York (until d. 1913; his estate 1913–17; gifted to MMA)
Wypyski, Mark. Metropolitan Museum Studies in Art, Science, and Technology. vol. 1. New York, 2010. pp. 122-3.



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