Islamic Glass Pitcher - AMD.115, Origin: Central Asia, Circa: 900 AD to 1000 AD, Dimensions: 4.5" (11.4cm) high x 3.3" (8.4cm) wide, Collection: Islamic Art, Style: Blown/Applied/Tooled, Medium: Glass, This nearly cylindrical, slightly flared pitcher has a sunken base and a slightly flared neck. A handle of the same colour was applied at the rim and at the shoulder. A thumb rest was created by folding the handle and pinching it into a small circle at the top. The surface is partly weathered, resulting in a greyish patina and iridescence.
Ancient Near East