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Beaker

Date:
dated A.H. 1291/ A.D. 1874
Geography:
Iran; Germany, Bohemia
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Glass; blown, cut, enameled, and gilded
Dimensions:
H. 3 5/8 in. (9.5 cm) Diam. of foot: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of Alfred Wolkenberg, 1967
Accession Number:
67.252.2
Not on view
Inscription: In Persian, on two cartouches (same inscription repeated): "By order of Muhammad Ismail al-Hajj the merchant (?) in the year 1261". (Trans. Sussan Babaie, 2/1991)
Alfred Wolkenberg, New York (until 1967; gifted to MMA)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Daniel S. Walker, Arturo Ponce Guadián, Sussan Babaie, Stefano Carboni, Aimee Froom, Marie Lukens Swietochowski, Tomoko Masuya, Annie Christine Daskalakis-Matthews, Abdallah Kahil, and Rochelle Kessler. "Colegio de San Ildefonso, Septiembre de 1994-Enero de 1995." In Arte Islámico del Museo Metropolitano de Arte de Nueva York. Mexico City: Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, 1994. no. 72, pp. 188-189, ill. p. 189 (b/w).



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