Beaker, ca. 1250

  • Islamic, Egyptian
  • Islamic, Syrian

Glass, gold, and enamel

  • Framed: Overall (h x diam (at rim)): 4 13/16 × 3 1/4 inches (12.2 × 8.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Edsel B. Ford, Mrs. Ernest Kanzler and Robert H. Tannahill in memory of Mrs. William Clay

44.192

On View

  • Islamic N120

Department

Islamic Art

  • Dots
  • Ayyubid
  • Mamluk
  • Free-blown glass
  • Enamel
  • Gold
  • Glass
  • Beaker (drinking vessel)
  • Kufic script
  • Syria
  • Egypt
  • Fish

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, Kufic script.

Provenance

Eleanor Clay Ford [Eleanor Lowthian Clay], Josephine Kanzler [Josephine Hudson Clay Kanzler] [d. 1954], and Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969]; 1944-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

W., A. C. "Goblet wiht Flaring Rim," Bulletin of the DIA 24, no. 3 (1945): 38, (ill.).

Rights Status

possibly Islamic, Syrian; possibly Islamic, Egyptian, Beaker, ca. 1250, glass, gold, and enamel. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Edsel B. Ford, Mrs. Ernest Kanzler and Robert H. Tannahill in memory of Mrs. William Clay, 44.192.