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Western Asiatic Sassanian Cut-Glass Cup

3rd-7th century AD

A squat pale green glass cup with rounded base and everted rim, seven bands of wheel-cut facets to the outer face. 134 grams, 11cm (4 1/4"). Fine condition, repaired.

From the family collection of a Hampstead gentleman; formerly acquired in the 1980s.
Cf. Whitehouse, D., Sassanian and Post-Sassanian Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2005, item 47, for type.