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Inscription

Made for is-Saifi Arghun al cAlayi, secretary of Sultan Sha'ban I (r. 1345-46).

Provenance

1902, Henry G. Marquand (b. 1819 - d. 1902), New York, NY; 1903, sold by the estate of Henry G. Marquand. 1912, gift of the Western Art Visiting Committee to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 1, 1912).

Credit Line

Gift of the Western Art Visiting Committee

Syria, about 1350

Object Place

Syria

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 17.8 x 17.8 cm (7 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

12.61

Medium or Technique

Free blown glass, enameled and gilded

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Glass