- Object Name:
- Footed bowl
- 8th–9th century
- Attributed to Iraq or Syria
- Glass, greenish-blue; blown, applied handles, feet, and trails
- H. 4 3/16 in. (10.6 cm)
Gr. diam. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1965
- Accession Number:
The basic shape of this glass vessel also appears in pottery produced at the time. The three flat coils running down the sides of the vessel, as well as the three feet, were applied after the basic shape of the bowl had been achieved.
[ Mohammad Yeganeh, Frankfurt, until 1965; sold to MMA]
Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn. "Islamic Glass: A Brief History." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin vol. 44, no. 2 (Fall 1986). p. 13, ill. fig. 5 (color).