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Beaker with Vertical Trails

Object Name:
Beaker
Date:
13th–14th century
Geography:
probably Syria
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Glass, greenish; blown, applied green ring foot and applied greenish and green decoration
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/8 in (11.1 cm) Max. Diam. 2 5/16 (5.9 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.83
Not on view
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.
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, New York (until 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Splendid Legacy: The Havemeyer Collection," March 27, 1993–June 20, 1993.

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn. "Islamic Glass: A Brief History." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin vol. 44, no. 2 (Fall 1986). p. 36, ill. fig. 43 (color).

Welch, Stuart Cary. The Islamic World. vol. 11. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987. pp. 46-47, ill. fig. 33 (color).



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