Vessel Shaped like a Boot

Object Name: 
Vessel Shaped like a Boot

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Object Name: 
Vessel Shaped like a Boot
Accession Number: 
72.1.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.2 cm; Rim Diam: 7 cm; Toe to Heel W: 12 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 800-1199
Primary Description: 
Vessel Shaped Like Boot. Colorless or almost colorless; blown, applied. Vessel shaped like calf-length boot. Rim plain, with rounded lip; leg (Th. 0.1 cm) cylindrical, tapering slightly; foot roughly triangular, with rounded heel and narrow upturned toe; pontil mark is beneath leg and consists of irregular gouge. Applied decoration comprising two trails extends from just below rim, down back of leg and onto heel: (1) longer trail forms rigaree pattern of nine loops on back of leg; (2) much shorter trail is flattened on back and underside of heel.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Motamed, Saeed, Source
1972-01-03
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
The Fragile Art: Extraordinary Objects from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory 2009-01-23 through 2009-02-01
The 55th Annual Winter Antiques Show
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, Dust jacket, Frontispiece, p. 187.#930; BIB# 113723
Recent Important Acquisitions, 15 (1973) illustrated, p. 189, #15; BIB# AI91004