Bowl with Tear-shaped Motifs

Object Name: 
Bowl with Tear-shaped Motifs

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Object Name: 
Bowl with Tear-shaped Motifs
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.1.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.5 cm, L: 10.2 cm, W: 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Colorless. Blown (perhaps mold-blown); relief-cut. Bowl: oval. Rim plain, with bevel on inner side; wall curves down and in, and merges with base; no pontil mark. Decorated on outside of wall and on base. On wall each long side has two identical, relief-cut elements, each consisting of tear-shaped motif enclosing smaller tear-shaped motif, which encloses raised tear-shaped element; each short side has one relief-cut element consisting of pointed oval motif enclosing smaller pointed oval motif. Base has single relief-cut rhomboid element with longer sides flanked by tear-shaped elements in longer sides of wall; it has rhomboid outline containing narrow oval motif.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Motamed, Saeed, Source
1966
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory
Treasures in Glass
Venue(s)
Allentown Art Museum 1966 through 1966
 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 188-189, #316; BIB# 113723
A Tribute to Persia, Persian Glass (1972) p. 14, no. 19; BIB# 65782
Recent Important Acquisitions, 9 (1967) illustrated, pp. 136-137, #21;
Treasures in Glass (1966) p. 25, #27; BIB# 28036