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Parthian Glass

Bowl with circular facets

PDC 23086

Bowl with circular facets
Gilan Province. 1st-3rd century. Height 8.1 cm., diameter 11.9 cm. Private collection, Tokyo.
A bowl with an outward-curving rim like that shown in plate 6, made of pale green glass containing many air bubbles. There are eight circular facets just below the middle of the body and five more circular facets surrounding a circular facet at the base.
- Shinji Fukai, Persian Glass (New York: Weatherhill, 1977), plate no. 7 and figure 31
 - Photo by Bin Takahashi

PDC 23086a Scale drawing of bowl

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