Cup

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Object Name: 
Cup
Accession Number: 
70.1.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.1 cm; Top Diam: 10 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
700-999
Primary Description: 
Colorless. Blown (perhaps mold-blown); relief-cut. Cup: cylindrical. Rim plain, with lip ground flat and shallow internal bevel; wall (TTh. 0.6 cm, Th. 0.1 cm) almost vertical, but tapering slightly; base flat. Decorated in relief on wall and underside of base. On wall: two continuous staggered horizontal rows of disks; each row has seven disks (D. 2.7 cm), which are slightly concave and have circular boss at center. At center of base: countersunk disk (D. 2.7 cm).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Farhadi & Anavian Co., Source
1970
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, p. 80, #124; BIB# 113723
Conservation and Care of Glass Objects (2006) illustrated, p. 49; BIB# 96019
The Survey of Glass in the World (1992) illustrated, p. 94, no. 189; p. 290, no. 189; BIB# 44518
A Tribute to Persia, Persian Glass (1972) p. 12, no. 14; BIB# 65782
Recent Important Acquisitions, 13 (1971) illustrated, pp. 140-141, #30; BIB# AI93175f