ISLAMIC LARGE GLASS JUG WITH WHEEL CUT DESIGNS, CIRCA 9TH – 11TH CENTURY A.D.

$7,500.00

Culture: Islamic
Date: Circa 9th – 11th Century A.D.
Medium: Glass
Condition: Re-assembled with areas of restoration
Provenance: Ex- The Safani Family Collection, 1950’s
Dimensions: H. 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.)
Ref No. IS1158

Description

Colorless glass with a slight yellow-green tinge. This large jug has a pyramidal body resting on a thickened foot ring and a broad funnel-shaped neck. Decorated with various patterns of wheel-cut lines, including parallel swags on the neck and a stylized bird within an arched setting on the body.

Cf: Nishapur: Glass of the Early Islamic Period, New York 1995, Jens Kroger, no. 228, pp. 174-175