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Beaker

Date:
early 14th century
Geography:
Attributed to Syria
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)
Bloomington. Indiana University. "Islamic Art Across the World," June 18, 1970–October 1, 1970, no. 234.

Museum für Islamische Kunst, Pergamonmuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. "The Arts of Islam. Masterpieces from the M.M.A.," June 15, 1981–August 8, 1981, no. 60.

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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