A large facet cut brown glass bowl Iran 9th-10th century
Lot 3
A large Sasanian facet-cut glass Bowl Persia or Mesopotamia, 5th/ 7th Century
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,404) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A large Sasanian facet-cut glass Bowl
Persia or Mesopotamia, 5th/ 7th Century
smoky brown, hemispherical, decorated with four bands of circular facets forming a honeycomb design centred on a larger groove on the base, intact
9 cm. high; 12 cm. diam.

Footnotes

  • For another bowl of this type in the Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, London, see Sidney Goldstein et al, Glass. From Sasanian antecedents to European imitations, London, 2007, pp. 46-7, no. 28; and Shinji Fukai, Persian Glass, New York and Tokyo, 1977, pp. 34-5, fig. 20, pl. 5.
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