Islamic glass bangles. From an English collection.
Islamic glass bracelet
ELEVEN ROMAN AND ISLAMIC GLASS BANGLES CIRCA 4TH-12TH CENTURY A.D. Including seven Islamic polychrome glass bangles and three fragments, all 9th-12th Century A.D.; and a fragmentary moulded blue glass bracelet with scarab decoration, probably 4th-5th Century A.D. 3 in. (7.7 cm.) diam. max. (11)
This Week’s Featured Object: Medieval Islamic Glass Bangle
Glass bangles. Syria/Palestine 13th–15th C.
An Islamic green glass bangle of almost circular form decorated with two thin applied white and blank bands and a central thicker yellow, black, white and red band. Bangle measures 79 mm/3.11 ins. maximum external diameter and is 8-11 mm/0.3-0.4 in. thick. Some minor wear particularly to the thinner applied bands, but overall a nice example. Egypt, Islamic period, c. 9th-15th Century A.D.
Medieval Islamic Glass Bangle CULTURE / REGION OF ORIGIN: Islamic, Syria-Palestine. DATE: 13th – 15th Century CE. PROVENANCE: Ex collection of a London private gentleman, acquired on the UK art market in the 1990s. DIMENSIONS: 6.60 cm. (2.6 in.) maximum diameter.
An Islamic glass bangle, Egypt, 9th-15th Century A.D.