Applique

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Object Name: 
Applique
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.188
Dimensions: 
Overall W (max): 3.3 cm, Th (applique only): 0.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
600-799
Primary Description: 
Applique with Senmurv. Transparent very pale green. Stamped or pressed; roughly elliptical, with height greater than width; stamped in prominent relieft with senmurv, facing right. Sunmurv has man, short forelegs, right wing extended upward and curling forward at tip, and large tail decorated with herringbone pattern extending upward; below, traces of inscription. Wall (Th. 0.1-0.2) has small bulb on interior.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Sasanian and Post-Sasanian Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (2005) illustrated, pp. 30-31, #18; BIB# 88262