Fragment of an Enameled and Gilded Vessel

Object Name: 
Fragment of an Enameled and Gilded Vessel

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Object Name: 
Fragment of an Enameled and Gilded Vessel
Accession Number: 
58.1.21
Dimensions: 
Estimate Exterior Diam: 10 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1200-1299
Primary Description: 
Transparent bubbly amethyst glass; weathering and pitting; free blown, enameled and gilded; spherical fragment of a vessel (bottle?) decoration consists of a band of gilded "arabesques" with ring-like pointed motifs in red and blue, and including roundels (with figurative motifs? part of a motif in white and gold is visible); on side slightly flattened (when handle with attached?).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Blumka, Leopold, Source
1958-06-05
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 98, 200, 249; BIB# 61154