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Verre byzantin et islamiqueByzantine and Islamic Glass

Maria Mossakowska-Gaubert

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Three Islamic Molds
JGS 35
The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, 1993, p. 149-153
The Corning Museum of Glass (Corning) ; C.L. David Collection (CopenhagueCopenhagen)

[801, 1200]
• Two bronze glass-moulds:

– from C.L. David Collection: 9th-10th century, possibly from Iraq or Syria. One-piece mould, conical beaker form. The interior decorated with eight pairs of vertical strips, separated each from the other by scrolling half-palmettes.

– from the Corning Museum: 10th-12th century. One-piece mould, conical beaker form. The interior decorated with lozenge-shaped bosses in prominent relief : used to produce a “honeycomb” pattern on the sides and the base.

Inscription scratched on the upper part of the exterior: “ʿUṯman b. Abū Naṣr, glassmaker”.
Irak Iraq production
Syrie Syria production

Version 5, données dudata date 30 janvier 2013January 30th 2013