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Beaker

Date:
early 14th century
Geography:
Syria
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Glass; blown, enameled and gilded; tooled on the pontil
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm) Diam. of lip 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Henry G. Leberthon Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. A. Wallace Chauncey, 1957
Accession Number:
57.61.14
Not on view
Inscription: Arabic (around border); translation: "The Wise (repeated)".
Henry G. Leberthon, Hempstead, NY (by 1936–d. 1939; bequeathed to Mrs. Chauncey)Henry G. Leberthon Collection; Louise Ruxton Chauncey, New York (1939–57; gifted to MMA)
Bowie, Theodore Robert. "An Exhibition Prepared by Theodore Bowie." In Islamic Art Across the World. Vol. no. 1970/3. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Art Museum, 1970. no. 234.

"Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York." In The Arts of Islam. Berlin, 1981. no. 60, pp. 154-155, ill. p. 155 (b/w).



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