Ewer

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Object Name: 
Ewer
Accession Number: 
55.1.106
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.7 cm, Diam: 5.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Translucent greenish blue glass; blown in two-part mold. Ewer with narrow neck and ovoid body and flat base with slight pontil mark; applied handle. Mold-blown ornament in relief: on body, two lines of Arabic (kufic) inscription in large letters, with horizontal borders above and below, beneath which is single line of Arabic (kufic) in small letters; on underside of base, two concentric circles separated by ring of nine semi-circular bosses.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1955-09-09
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15