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Name of Object:

Cup

Location:

Doha, Qatar

Holding Museum:

Museum of Islamic Art

Date:

Hegira 3rd-4th century / AD 9th-10th century

Type of object:

Glass

Museum Inventory Number:

GL.19

Period / Dynasty:

Abbasid

Provenance:

Iraq

Description:

Wheel-cut glass of this period shows a masterful control of the decorative technique. The bevelled design echoes similar forms from the stucco work common throughout the Abbasid capital of Samarra.

Citation of this web page:

 "Cup" in Explore Islamic Art Collections , Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;EPM;qt;Mus21;10;en&id=glass

MWNF Working Number: QT 10

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