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Beaker with Fish Motifs

Object Name:
Beaker
Date:
13th–14th century
Geography:
Syria
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Glass, colorless with yellow tinge; blown, applied ring foot, enameled and gilded
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm) Diam. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.2039
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 454
Glass decorated with contrasting colors was common in the early Islamic period and continued to be made well into the thirteenth century, as is exemplified by these marvered, enameled, and applied glass beakers.
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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