Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Accession Number: 
79.1.190
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4 cm, Diam: 5.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with greenish tint. Blown; wheel-cut, ground and polished. Bowl. Rim incurved and almost flat, with vertical lip rounded at top; wall descends in smooth convex curve; base flat; no pontil mark. Wheel-cut decoration consists of continuous horizontal groove at bottom of rim; immediately below this, continuous, narrow horizontal band of transverse cuts slanting downward from left to right; below band of cuts and extending almost to bottom of wall, recessed zone containing six raised circular bosses, each with a smaller raised boss at center; bottom of wall descends vertically and then "steps" inward and downward to base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-25
Category: 
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) illustrated, p. 79, #122; BIB# 75800