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Rim H: 14 cm; Body Diam: 9 cm
On Display
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Gift of Richard C. Reedy
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Clear blue glass; blown, tooled, with yellow-orange luster decoration. The ewer has a globular pear-shape and a low foot and a long flaring neck. A curved handle is attached at the shoulder and the rim, topped with a tall, spherical thumb rest. Applied spiral thread decoration around the upper neck. Decorated with mottled, somewhat irregular and stylized rosette/vegetal patterns, in both yellow-orange and red luster stains. Virtually the entire surface is covered, with only small areas of clear blue glass "peeking" through. Pontil mark on base.
Reedy, Richard C., Source
Hoare, Oliver, Former Collection
Iraq and China: Ceramics, Trade and Innovation
Smithsonian International Gallery 2004-11-09 through 2005-04-24
Glass of the Sultans
Benaki Museum
Corning Museum of Glass
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Liquid Refreshment: 2000 Years of Drinks and Drinking Glasses
Corning Museum of Glass 1993-04-24 through 1994-12-31
Isurāmu garasu=Islamic glass/イスラーム・ガラス=Islamic glass/真道洋子著; 桝屋友子監修 (2020) illustrated, preface color plate 31;
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 58, 97, 434, 683; BIB# 61154
Glass of the Sultans (2001) illustrated, pp. 215-216, #106; BIB# 68105
Recent Important Acquisitions, 22 (1980) illustrated, p. 89, #10; BIB# AI98082