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Max Dim. 5.4 cm, Diam (rib, est.): about 6 cm
Not on Display
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Colorless. Blown; relief-cut. Fragment of bottle with globular body. Lower shoulder curves out and down, and merges with wall (TTh. 0.2 cm), which continues to descend in smooth curve. Decorated in relief (Th. 0.05–0.1 cm) with notched horizontal rib that forms upper border of frieze. Surviving part of frieze has overall pattern consisting of three contiguous rows of ornament (from top): (1) pairs of opposed leaflike motifs, which extend up and out from single stem; between each pair of leaves, one small triangular boss; (2) between each pair of stems in (1), scalelike motif, rounded at top, terminating in pair of opposed leaves and stem, similar to those in (1) but smaller, and containing one tearshaped motif; and (3) apparently similar to (2). Leaves have longitudinal hatching, and stems are notched.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 216, #362; BIB# 113723