Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.1.162
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.9 cm, Diam (max.): 7.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1200-1299
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Beaker. Colorless, with yellowish tinge; bubbles; decorated in gold, red, green, blue, and white. Blown; gilded, enameled. Beaker. Cylindrical, with flared rim; rim, rounded by reheating, flares from long cylindrical body; applied trail on bottom; kicked base with pontil mark. Thin red enamel fish and birds cover entire surface; each is filled with gilding. Below flared body, wide arcade-decorated band outlined in thick blue enamel and detailed with red; between arcades, stylized floral elements filled with green, blue, white and red enamel.
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Gillet, Paul, Former Collection
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
EXPOS. / ARTS MUS. / La Haye 1927
label
base square paper label
Tentoonstlling van Islamische Kunst
Venue(s)
Gemeente Museum 1927-05-15 through 1927-07-03