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Creator Nationality: Asian; Middle Eastern; Persian
Creator Dates/Places: Probably Iran
Creator Name-CRT: Probably Iran
Title: Jug
View: Principal view
Creation Start Date: 900
Creation End Date: 999
Creation Date: 10th century
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: Transparent yellowish colorless glass, blown, applied (handle), tooled, and wheel-cut
Dimensions: H. 5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm), Max. Diam. 4 in. (10.2 cm), Diam at rim 3 5/8 in. (9.1 cm)
Description: This object is among the best preserved of the glass vessels unearthed at Nishapur, in northeastern Iran, by a Metropolitan Museum team in the 1930s and 1940s. It was probably of local manufacture and use. Nishapur was a thriving center of arts and crafts as well as a commercial hub along the Silk Road in the early Islamic period until the Mongol invasion in the mid-thirteenth century.
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York
ID Number: 39.40.101
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1939
Copyright: Copyright ? 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All rights reserved.
AMICA ID: MMA_.39.40.101
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright (c) 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All Rights Reserved

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