Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.1.155
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.8 cm, Diam (max): 10.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1200-1399
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Beaker. Almost colorless, with yellowish green tinge. Blown; foot made by folding; rim finished at glory hole; decorated with gilding and enamels. Beaker. Rim funnel-shaped, with plain, rounded lip; below rim, wall is almost straight, tapering to narrow bottom; folded foot-ring; base has low, rounded kick with depression at center on inside; large pontil mark. Decoration at bottom of rim: continuous horizontal band with gilded Arabic inscription on opaque blue enamel ground, with narrow band of gilding between red enamel borders above and identical band below.
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-25
Category: 
Venice: Heir to the Glassmakers of Islam or Byzantium (1999) p. 96; p. 100, Fig. iii; BIB# 84056