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Creator Nationality: Asian; Middle Eastern; Persian
Creator Dates/Places: Western Asia or Egypt
Creator Name-CRT: Western Asia or Egypt
View: Principal view
Creation Start Date: 800
Creation End Date: 899
Creation Date: 9th century
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: Transparent pale greenish blue glass, blown from two gathers and scratch-engraved
Dimensions: H. 4 3/4 in. (11.9 cm), Diam. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Inscriptions: Inscription (in kufic script): "Blessings from Allah to the owner of the goblet. Drink!"
Description: This goblet belongs to a distinctive group of glass vessels with scratch-engraved decoration that share stylistic and decorative similarities. Some objects bear inscriptions, such as the kufic calligraphy on this goblet that reads, "Blessings from Allah to the owner of the goblet. Drink!" Formulas including good wishes were commonly found on eating and drinking vessels in both pottery and glass.
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York
ID Number: 65.173.1
Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1965
Copyright: Copyright ? 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All rights reserved.
AMICA ID: MMA_.65.173.1
AMICA Library Year: 2002
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Copyright (c) 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All Rights Reserved
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