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Flask

Date:
second half 13th century
Geography:
Attributed to probably Syria
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Glass; free blown, enameled, gilded
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm) W. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number:
30.95.14
Not on view
Theodore M. Davis, New York (by 1914–d. 1915; bequeathed to MMA)The Theodore M. Davis Collection
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