Cup with Applied Decoration

Object Name: 
Cup with Applied Decoration

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Object Name: 
Cup with Applied Decoration
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Overall H: 9 cm, Rim Diam: 11.45 cm, Foot Diam: 6.80 cm, Weight: 95.80
Not on Display
about 900-1199
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Cup with Applied Decoration. Almost colorless glass, but with yellowish green tinge; many small bubbles; blown (two gathers), applied. Bowl: deep, cylindrical. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall descends vertically before curving sharply in and down to junction with base, which is hollow and shaped like shallow cone, and has rounded edge; pontil mark annular (D. 1.8 cm). Applied decoration consists of register filled with prunts and bordered at top by narrow trail wound spirally three times around circumference, 1.6-2.2 cm below lip, and at bottom by narrow trail wound once around circumference, 1.5 cm above edge of foot; register contains three horizontal rows of 13 small, rounded prunts arranged in quincunx.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Court and Cosmos: The Great Age of the Seljuqs (2016) illustrated, p. 135; BIB# 145397
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 159-160, #889; BIB# 113723