Cup

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Object Name: 
Cup
Accession Number: 
79.1.261
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.2 cm, Diam (max): 6.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000-1299
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass, with yellowish tinge. Blown; applied. Cup. Rim everted, with rounded lip; neck splays and merges with wall, which curves down and out to greatest diameter, below which it curves sharply down and in; base flat, with applied foot-ring (D. 3.8 cm); pontil mark roughly circular (D. about 0.7 cm). Handle with oval cross section attached to outside of rim. Decoration consists of continuous horizontal panel on wall, bordered by narrow trails, two at top and one at bottom. Panel evidently contained two horizontal rows of 13 small prunts.
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 161, #891; BIB# 113723