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Object Name: 
Fragment
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.126
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 901-999
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge; many minute bubbles. Blown; slant-cut. Fragment from wall of cylindrical vessel. Slant-cut ornament consists of hatched oval motif enclosed by two crescent-shaped elements, one above and one below it; ends of crescents curve outward and terminate in roughly circular “buds.” Above (or below) decoration, pair of horizontal grooves: evidently border at top (or bottom) of slant-cut frieze.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Former Collection
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 174-175, #292; BIB# 113723