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Asian Art

Bottle

12th–13th century

Glass; free-blown, red marvered decoration

5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.141
Geography: 
Possibly Egypt
Possibly Syria
Culture: 
Egyptian or Syrian
Period: 
Ayubbid period (ca. 1171–1260) - Mamluk period (1260–1517)
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Fahim Kouchakji (1886–1976), New York; purchased by Ada Small Moore (1858–1955), New York 10-27-1923;; bequest to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1955

Bibliography: 

Gustavus A. Eisen, Glass: Its Origin, History, Chronology, Technic and Classification to the Sixteenth Century, 2 vols. (New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1927), vol. 2, p. 455, pl. 113.

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