Bowl with Handle

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Object Name: 
Bowl with Handle
Accession Number: 
74.1.35
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.8 cm; Rim Diam: 14.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Bowl with Handle. Almost colorless, with yellowish green tinge; innumerable bubbles, mostly small but with few 0.6-0.3 cm across (body and handle); transparent blue (lip wrap). Blown; pincered, applied. Bowl shaped like shallow truncated cone. Rim has narrow lip wrap with rounded edge; wall straight and tapering; base has foot ring with crimped indentations that form irregular zigzag pattern; low kick; irregular pontil mark (L. 1.6 cm). Single handle with roughly oval cross section dropped onto foot ring, drawn out and up almost vertically, bent horizontally, then bent again, drawn down, and reattached to foot ring. Lower wall is decorated with continuous horizontal row of 13 identical motifs, each resembling isosceles triangle (H. about 2.5 cm), but without base and with dot at apex, all in negative relief. Surfaces behind these motifs are also decorated in negative relief.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1974-12-12
von Blissing, Friedrick Wilhelm, Former Collection
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 155, #884; BIB# 113723
Recent Important Acquisitions, 17 (1975) illustrated, p. 170, #7; BIB# AI91035