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ca. 1200
Found/excavated Iran, Sava
Glass; blown
H. 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm) Gr. Diam. 5 in. (12.7 cm) Diam. of base: 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur Upham Pope, 1969
Accession Number:
Not on view
Arthur Upham Pope, Iran (by 1938–69; gifted to MMA)
Harari, Ralph, and Richard Ettinghausen. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, edited by Arthur Upham Pope. Vol. I-VI. London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1938. v. III, p. 2599, ill. v. VI, pl. 1445C.

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