Beaker engraved with name and emblem of Sultan Sanjar Shah of Mosul (r. 1180-1209)

Historical period(s)
Ayyubid period, ca. 1180-1209
H x W x D: 15.5 x 12.5 x 12.5 cm (6 1/8 x 4 15/16 x 4 15/16 in)
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.170.8
Long-term loan
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Glass, Vessel


Ayyubid period (1171 - 1250), Gellatly collection, Syria
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Stephano Carboni. L'Egypte Fatimide: Son Art et Son Histoire. Paris, May 28-30, 1998. pp. 159-167.
  • , Eric Delpont, Aurelie Fauret, Yannis Koikas. L'Orient de Saladin: L'Art des Ayyoubides. Exh. cat. Paris, October 23, 2001 - March 10, 2002. cat. 198, p. 189.
  • Stephano Carboni, David Whitehouse, Robert H. Brill, William Gudenrath. Glass of the Sultans: Twelve Centuries of Islamic Masterworks. Exh. cat. New Haven and New York, May 24 - September 3, 2001. pp. 204-205.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
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