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13th century
Attributed to probably Syria
Glass; mold blown, applied and marvered trails
H. 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm) Diam. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) Wt. 3.5 oz. (99.2 g)
Credit Line:
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number:
Not on view
Theodore M. Davis, New York (by 1914–d. 1915; bequeathed to MMA)Theodoer M. Davis Collection
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