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Lot 0265
**Originally Listed At $1200**

Islamic, ca. 13th to 16th century CE. A petite, hand-blown glass pitcher of golden brown hues that conjure the color of natural amber - its body presenting a dramatically tapering form with diagonally ribbed walls, a rolled rim, a single pouring spout, and a substantial trailed handle running the full height of the vessel. The attractive ribbed pattern adorning the walls is further accentuated with marvelous rainbow iridescence - and further complemented by the radiating fretted sunburst motif surrounding the broken pontil (also highlighted with beautiful iridescence) on the underside of the base. Truly a stunning glass vessel of an unusual form and striking amble color! Size: 3" H (7.6 cm)

Provenance: private Houston, Texas, USA collection

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#132767

Condition

A few internal bubbles that formed when the vessel was created. A few minute nicks to rim and lower end of trailed handle that are very difficult to detect. Areas of weathering film across the surface. Marvelous rainbow iridescence shimmers over the ribbed marks and broken pontil on the base.

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Near-Miniature 13th C. Islamic Glass Pitcher

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800Oct 17