Cup

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Object Name: 
Cup
Accession Number: 
62.1.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.2 cm, Diam (max): 11.7 cm; Rim Diam: 11.2 cm; Base Diam: 5.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 800-1099, perhaps earlier
Primary Description: 
Colorless. Blown; facet-cut. Bowl: deep. Rim plain, with top ground flat and with bevel on inside; wall (TTh. 0.8 cm) straight and tapering slightly before curving down and in toward bottom; base plain; pontil mark possibly replaced with shallow circular depression (D. 1.6 cm), which has countersunk dot at center. Decoration extends from top to bottom of wall and consists of continuous band of 12 raised “petals,” which have straight sides and pointed tops, and are thicker along vertical axis than at edges; sides of adjacent petals are separated by narrow grooves; each triangular area between tops of adjacent petals and rim is facet-cut in three triangular planes.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Yeganeh, Mohammad, Source
1962
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory
Title Unknown (Hallmark Co.)
Venue(s)
Hallmark Gallery 1967-03 through 1967-05
 
Treasures in Glass
Venue(s)
Allentown Art Museum 1966 through 1966
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, pp. 39-40, #46; BIB# 113723
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 24-25, no. 26; BIB# 28036