Vase (Iran), 17th–18th century
This blown glass vase was made in the 17th or 18th century in Iran. It has a delicate applied glass rope ornament at the base of the neck, and is intricately decorated with gold enamel in a diamond and star pattern. This classically-inspired decanter shape was common in Islamic glass at the time. However, this object was likely a luxury item, given the elaborate enameling.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Rodman Wanamaker.
Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 21.4 x 11 cm (8 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Vase (Iran), 17th–18th century; enameled glass; H x diam.: 21.4 x 11 cm (8 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.); Gift of Rodman Wanamaker; 1919-24-89