Beaker with Palmettes

Object Name: 
Beaker with Palmettes

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Object Name: 
Beaker with Palmettes
Accession Number: 
58.1.26
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.5 cm; Rim Diam: 7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 901-999
Primary Description: 
Colorless; small bubbles. Blown; linear- and slant-cut. Beaker shaped like truncated cone. Rim plain; wall straight and tapering; base is in form of disk, with flat boss (H. 0.1 cm, D. 2.6 cm) at center; no pontil mark. Wall has continuous frieze of irregular linear- and slant-cut decoration, which extends from about 2.7 cm below rim to 1.5 cm above bottom and consists of one register bordered by two horizontal grooves at top and one horizontal groove at bottom. Frieze is slant-cut and consists of two narrow palmettes alternating with two broader palmettes. Each narrow palmette has tip uppermost, two large volutes, and pointed oval motif toward tip. Each broader palmette is similar, but has ogival outline. Spaces between palmettes are filled with scrolling vegetal motifs. Below border at bottom of frieze, wall was cut back to create disklike foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Safani, Esteban, Source
1958-05-22
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Title Unknown (Cheekwood, TN)
Venue(s)
Cheekwood 1971 through 1971
From the world of Islam
Venue(s)
Fox-Richmond Gallery 1970 through 1970
 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 151-152, #256; BIB# 113723