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This item has been added to the Database within the Explore Islamic Art Collections project. Information is available in: English.

Name of Object:

Cup

Location:

Doha, Qatar

Holding Museum:

Museum of Islamic Art

About Museum of Islamic Art, Doha

Date of Object:

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

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, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;qt;Mus21;10;en

MWNF Working Number: QT 10

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 Artistic Introduction

Islamic Dynasties / Period

Abbasids


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