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Asian Art

Two “Molar” Flasks

8th - 9th century

Glass; incised

2 in. (5.1 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.168a-b
Culture: 
Iranian
Period: 
Abbasid period (750–1258)
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Acquired by by Ada Small Moore (1858–1955), New York; 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. 583, fig. 235.

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