- Museum number
Stem-footed glass goblet decorated with cut facets; semi-transparent with pale greenish tinge; free blown, the cut; eight rows of oval cut facets placed above a single row of slanting diagonal facets, resembling a honeycomb; push-up base, slightly lopsided; complete except for chipped rim.
- Production date
Diameter: 9.80 centimetres (rim)
Height: 11.50 centimetres
Weight: 138 grammes
Width: 10 centimetres (maximum)
Volume: 400 millilitres
- Curator's comments
- The shape was inspired by metal goblets but faceted examples are surprisingly rare (or at least preserved whole).
- On display (G52/dc7)
- Exhibition history
2006 13 Apr-Dec, BM, G2/168
1995-2005 17 Nov-15 Dec, BM, G52/IRAN/26
1994 16 Jun-23 Dec, BM, G49/IRAN/26/24
1975-ca 1990 Jul-, BM, Iranian Room [IR], case ?, no. 19
- Very heavily weathered and thus is now a fraction of its original weight; surfaces iridescent and flakes at the touch.
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number