Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.1.109
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.3 cm, Diam (max): 5.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1200-1299
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Beaker. Translucent purple, with opaque white trails. Blown; applied, marvered. Beaker: cylindrical. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall tapers for about 2.5 cm at top, then descends vertically; base has applied purple trail at junction with wall and small kick; pontil mark circular (D. 0.7 cm). White decoration: broad trail on top and outside of rim; very narrow trail, not marvered, wound six times around uppermost 1 cm of wall; single trail, marvered, applied to edge of base and wound spirally about 18 times between bottom of wall and 1.3 cm below rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-25
Strauss, Jerome, Former Collection
Category: 
L'Orient de Saladin
Venue(s)
Institut du Monde Arabe