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Object Name: 
Fragment
Accession Number: 
73.1.25 F
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.5 cm, W: 1.7 cm; Estimate Diam: 9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1200-1299
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Betty Gruene Speir
Primary Description: 
Fragment. Fragment from wall of jar or bottle (?). Upper part of fragment (Th. 0.15 cm) curves out and down to greatest diameter, then tapers, terminating in what may be top of foot (but see below. Decoration consists of part of marvered trail wound spirally at least four times round circumference and dragged diagonally to produce appearance of twisted ribbons or rows of adjoining lozenges.
Provenance: 
Speir, Betty Gruene, Source
1973
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Former Collection
Category: 
Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 214, #983; BIB# 113723