Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Accession Number: 
69.1.35
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.1 cm; Rim Diam: about 16 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass, but with yellowish green tinge; blown. Bowl shaped like truncated cone. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall straight and tapering, then curving in at bottom; base plain, slightly concave, and thicker at center than at ri8m; pontil mark circular (D. 1.1 cm).
Department: 
Provenance: 
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
1969
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 33-34, #637; BIB# 113723
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) #5b, pp. 13, 26, fig. 5b; BIB# 75800