Cup with Rosettes

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Object Name: 
Cup with Rosettes
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 3.7 cm, Diam (max): 6.7 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Cup with Rosettes. Transparent pale bluish green. Blown in dip mold; pincered. Cup with one handle. Rim plain, with rounded lip; upper two-thirds of wall splays, without convex profile, then turns sharply in and tapers; base plain; pontil mark (D. about 1 cm). Single handle, apparently with strap-shaped cross section, dropped onto wall at and immediately below widest point. Molded decoration on lower part of wall: about 20 faint vertical ribs that are most visible at edge of base. Pincered decoration on upper part of wall: seven oval rosettes, each with circular boss at center surrounded by six identical bosses; surfaces behind rosettes are plain and slightly recessed.
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 138-139, #849; BIB# 113723
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) pp. 73-74, #36a; BIB# 75800