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Overall W: 4 cm; Top of Handles H: 5.9 cm
On Display
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Transparent very pale yellowish green glass, with few bubbles; blown in two parts (rim and “well” free-blown; body blown in dip mold); parts fused; handles applied. Inkwell; body has square horizontal cross section. Rim and well consist of disk (D. 3.6 cm), with rounded lip and, at center, open-ended tube (D. 1.2 cm) extending downward for about 2 cm below top of rim. Body has rounded shoulder; all four sides are identical, with straight, slightly tapering sides; base flat; pontil mark (D. 1 cm). Rim and body are fused. Four small handles were dropped onto tops of angles between each pair of sides, drawn up and in, and attached to edge of rim.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Former Collection
Glass of the Sultans
Benaki Museum
Corning Museum of Glass
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 85, #751; BIB# 113723
Histoire du Verre: les chefs-d'oeuvre de l'Islam (2007) illustrated, p. 43; BIB# 98424
Glass of the Sultans (2001) illustrated, p. 79, #9; BIB# 68105