Cup

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Object Name: 
Cup
Accession Number: 
60.1.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.9 cm; Rim Diam: 13 cm, Th: 0.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
400-599
Primary Description: 
Cup. Almost colorless, with yellow tinge; few minute bubbles. Blown; facet-cut. Cup: hemispherical. Rim beveled; wall curves down and in; base small and concave. Entire outer surface decorated with five continuous horizontal rows of contiguous cut, ground and polished facets surrounding hollow circular facet at base (in descending order): one row of 19 facets, each with rounded top, vertical sides, and V-shaped bottom; three rows of 19 hexagonal facets, each with smaller facets then those in the row above it; and one row of seven circular facets.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rabenou, Khahil, Source
1960
Category: 
Material: 
Splendeur des Sassanides
Venue(s)
Musees Royaux d' Art et d' Histoire 1993-02-11 through 1993-05-25
The Royal Hunter: Art of the Sasanian Empire
Venue(s)
Cleveland Museum of Art 1978-01 through 1978-08
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1978-01 through 1978-08
Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas 1978-01 through 1978-08
 
Glass, Gilding & Grand Design (2007) illustrated, p. 30, fig. 15; BIB# 103121
Les Perses sassanides (2006) pp. 151-152, #96; BIB# 94091
Sasanian and Post-Sasanian Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (2005) illustrated, pp. 42-43, #46; BIB# 88262
New History of World Art - Western Asia (2000-02) p. 317, ill. #291;
A Tribute to Persia, Persian Glass (1972) illustrated, p. 11, no. 10; BIB# 65782