Qumqum (Perfume Sprinkler) with Heraldic Emblem

Object Name: 
Qumqum (Perfume Sprinkler) with Heraldic Emblem

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Object Name: 
Qumqum (Perfume Sprinkler) with Heraldic Emblem
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6.2 cm, W: 4.8 cm, D: 2.9 cm
On Display
about 1260-1277
Web Description: 
This bottle is decorated with the arms of Sultan Baybars of Egypt (r. 1260–1277).
Koutoulakis, Nicolas, Source
Ispenian, M., Former Collection
Paravincini, M. C., Former Collection
Kelekian, D. K., Former Collection
Primary Description: 
Qumqum (Perfume Sprinkler) with Heraldic Emblem. Brownish, almost colorless glass with white, red, purple, yellow, and blue enamel; blown, enameled, gilded. Miniature omom; almost cylindrical neck spreads out into flat sided globular form; gilt collar on neck and rim; gilt and red enamel arabesque or "endless knot" below each shoulder; on one flat side within a gilt circle a white lion passant to the left with raised left paw and tail curved back on a red field and over a ground of alternating blue and yellow diagonal stripes; on the opposite side, within a gilt circle, a red or green lion passant to the left on a white field and over a ground of alternating red and yellow stripes; slightly kicked base; pontil mark.
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-11-18 through 2005-04-24
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2007-03-19 through 2007-08-25
Glass of the Sultans
Benaki Museum
Corning Museum of Glass
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Islam and the Medieval West
University Art Museum, Binghamton 1975 through 1975
Title Unknown (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1910 through 1910
Ancient and Islamic Glass: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2019) illustrated, pp. 116-117;
Richard La Londe and Friends (2009) illustrated, p. 16, 29; BIB# 112312
Glass of the Sultans (2001) illustrated, p. 246, #122; BIB# 68105
Islam and the Medieval West (1975) no. G19; BIB# 18974
Recent Important Acquisitions, 12 (1970) illustrated, pp. 174-175, #24; BIB# AI97752
Museum of Fine Arts (1910) illustrated, p. 50-51;