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Object Name: 
Fragment
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.458
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
possibly 1700-1899
Primary Description: 
Colorless. Blown; facet-cut. Fragment. Shoulder has rounded edge; wall descends vertically. Decoration on wall appears to consist of four hollow, pointed-oval facets arranged to form square panel with sides at 45 degrees to horizontal; panel contains two triangular facets with common baseline; just above panel, horizontal facet shaped like half-moon; above this, on shoulder, are bottoms of two facets, perhaps pointed ovals from another panel; fragmentary motifs on either side of panels may be pairs of triangles with common baselines; in each case, upper triangle flanks upper panel and lower triangle flanks lower panel.
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 75-76, #117; BIB# 113723