Vessel Stamp

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Object Name: 
Vessel Stamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.310
Dimensions: 
Large Stamp Overall Diam: 3.8 cm; Small Stamp Overall Diam: 2.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
717-720
Primary Description: 
Vessel Stamps. Blue green glass, some yellow green streamers spiraling with much scale, stone, and bubbles, dull surface; trailed on and stamped. Roughly circular pad struck with five line Arabic inscription, second small pad with single word partially preserved, wall of cup with thickened rim preserved on back. Inscription: Large Stamp: "Ordered Hayyān b. Shurayh: a qist of al-'asl, full measure." Small Stamp: "Honesty to Allāh(?)" [See External Object File 59.1.295-411 for Arabic inscription.]
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Umayyad and Abbasid Glass Weights and Measure Stamps in the Corning Museum (1971) illustrated, p. 65 (fig. 3, #5); BIB# AI82451