Early Islamic Glass Vase - AMD.103, Origin: Syria, Circa: 600 AD to 800 AD, Dimensions: 3.1" (7.9cm) high, Collection: Islamic Art, Style: Free Blown/Applied Decoration, Medium: Glass, The vase has a flared neck and an almost spherical body. The decoration has been applied and consists of irregular four-pointed 'star' motifs. A thread is also applied below the neck and then pincered all around to achieve a riblike decoration in relief. The surface is heavily weathered resulting in a golden irridescence. The vase and the applied decoration are of the same colour.