Bowl with wave pattern
Gilan Province. 3rd-7th century. Height 8.2 cm., diameter 11.1 cm. Private collection, Tokyo.
A bowl with a vertical rim, made of pale green opaque glass containing many air bubbles. The rim section is embellished with a wide incised groove. There are twenty-four square facets below the incised line. Two rows of double arcs on the body create a wave pattern. There is another incised groove near the base, with five oval facets inside the groove, surrounding a circular facet at the base.
- Shinji Fukai, Persian Glass (New York: Weatherhill, 1977), plate no. 5
- Photo by Bin Takahashi
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