Flask, between 9th and 12th century

  • Islamic, Syrian

Free-blown and tooled glass

  • Framed: Overall (width at shoulder): 3 9/16 × 1 inches (9 × 2.5 cm)

Gift of A. Alfred Taubman

1987.49

Department

Islamic Art

  • Pointed
  • Glassblowing
  • Free-blown glass
  • Glass
  • Tooled
  • Flask
  • Syria

Provenance

Mr. A. Alfred Taubman [1924-2015] (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA); 1987-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

The Corning Museum of Glass. GLASS FROM THE ANCIENT WORLD: THE RAY WINFIELD SMITH COLLECTION. New York, 1957, p. 254, fig. 515. Auth, Susan H. Ancient Glass in the Newark Musuem. Newark, 1976, p. 231, fig. 534.

Rights Status

Islamic, Syrian, Flask, between 9th and 12th century, free-blown and tooled glass. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of A. Alfred Taubman, 1987.49.