Goblet

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Object Name: 
Goblet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
63.1.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.9, Diam: 11 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 300-599
Primary Description: 
Rim plain; wall descends almost vertically before curving down and in; stem short and hollow; foot conical, with rounded edge made by folding; end of parison pushed up through stem to form dome at center of bowl; pontil mark (D. about 1.6 cm). Wall is decorated with nine horizontal bands of contiguous hollow facets, which together make overall honeycomb pattern (from top to bottom): (1) about 22 facets resembling hexagons; and (8 and 9) 16 hexagons. Height of each hexagon is about two-thirds of its width.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Motamed, Saeed, Source
1963-01-24
Category: 
Sasanian and Post-Sasanian Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (2005) illustrated, p. 49, #57; BIB# 88262