Beaker with Winged Animals

Object Name: 
Beaker with Winged Animals

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Object Name: 
Beaker with Winged Animals
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Overall (restored) H: 10 cm; Rim (max): 7.6 cm; Base Diam: 4.9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown and relief-cut. Wall straight, tapering slightly, then curving in at bottom; foot in form of disk with sloping outer surface, beveled edge, and shallow concentric depression near edge of underside. Continuous frieze of relief-cut decoration on wall between two profiled bands, one at least 1.8 cm below rim and other 1.9 cm above foot: two winged quadrupeds shown in left profile moving to left, with large plumes on tops of heads; between them, long-stemmed vegetal scrolls terminating in narrow pointed leaves; above and in front of animals' heads, one hatched triangular motif, and above their rumps, two similar hatched triangles. Animals and scrolls have raised outlines, some of which are notched; animals' feet, wingtips, and other details are hatched.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 192-193, #321; BIB# 113723