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Parthian Glass

Conical beaker with ornamental blobs

PDC 23098

Conical beaker with ornamental blobs
PDC 23098a Gilan Province. 3rd-5th century. Height 14.4 cm., diameter 6.6 cm. Private collection, Tokyo.
A rhyton-shaped vessel of fairly thick clear glass. Twenty-one blobs of blue glass encircle the vessel, and there are incised lines around the rim and above and below the decorative blobs.
 - Shinji Fukai, Persian Glass (New York: Weatherhill, 1977), plate no. 21 and figure 52
 - Photo by Bin Takahashi


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