Bowl with Mold-Blown and Pincered Decoration

Object Name: 
Bowl with Mold-Blown and Pincered Decoration

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Object Name: 
Bowl with Mold-Blown and Pincered Decoration
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Overall H: 4.1 cm, W: 9.3 cm, D: 7.7 cm; Rim Estimate Diam: about 11 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Bowl with Mold-Blown and Pincered Decoration. Transparent bluish green, with many small bubbles, stones, and specks of scale. Blown (in dip mold); pincered. Bowl. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall tapers, with slightly convex profile; base in form of shallow disk; pontil mark irregular, with scale. Mold-blown decoration on lower two-thirds of wall and base: on wall, continuous honeycomb pattern comprising five horizontal rows of rather indistinct four- to six-sided compartments; on side of base, continuous row of 16 roughly circular depressions making chain-like pattern; on underside of base, rosette composed of six petal-shaped depressions. Pincered decoration on upper wall: surviving part has one complete, one almost complete, and one fragmentary oval ring and dot motif (L. 3.1 cm) in low relief; surfaces behind motifs are plain and very lightly recessed.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 145-146, #864; BIB# 113723