Bowl with circular facets
Gilan Province. 3rd-7th century. Height 8 cm., diameter 10.7 cm. Private collection, Tokyo.
A thick bowl of light brown translucent glass containing many air bubbles. There are thirteen circular facets in each of the top two rows, and seven in the bottom row ringing a large circular facet cut into the base.
- Shinji Fukai, Persian Glass (New York: Weatherhill, 1977), plate no. 2
- Photo by Bin Takahashi
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