Vase or Container

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Object Name: 
Vase or Container
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
75.6.15
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.2 cm; Body Diam: 10.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass with gilt decoration; blown. Bowl shape; high collar flaring slightly to the rim; running leaf motifs on neck; on body a delicate gilded pattern of ogees and leaf motifs, with band designs above and below; small downward flaring foot rim, unpolished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Backliwal, Saroopchand, Source
1975-10-01
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass and Glassmaking in the Eastern Islamic Lands: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Century (1983) illustrated, p. 192, fig. 5;