2 Fragments of Cup

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Object Name: 
2 Fragments of Cup
Accession Number: 
(a) H: 4.4 cm; (b) H: 4.6 cm
Not on Display
perhaps 700-899
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Transparent greenish blue, with opaque white trails. Blown; trailed, dragged, and marvered. Cup: cylindrical. Two fragments, probably from same vessel (see below). (a) Rim plain, with rounded lip; upper wall vertical. Decoration: on rim, opaque white trail; extending to 1.2 cm below rim, narrow trail wound spirally nine times round circumference; beginning 1.4 cm below rim, trail wound at least six times round circumference, manipulated to form wave-like motif, and marvered. (b) Two fragments, which join and make small part of wall. Decorated with parts of two horizontal rows of marvered wave-like motifs, very similar to decoration on (a).
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, (ab) p. 194, #939; BIB# 113723