Fragment with Animal

Object Name: 
Fragment with Animal

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Animal
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.440
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam (max): about 9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish tint and very small bubbles. Blown and relief-cut. Fragment of vessel. Wall (Th. 0.45 cm with decoration, 0.4 cm without decoration) is straight. Decorated in relief: animal moving to left. It has head with countersunk eye, snout with incised details, and ears indicated by triangle extending from back of head, which is divided in two by one straight cut; neck is indicated by triangle of transverse cuts; body has notched outline for back and plain outline for belly; chest is indicated by change in relief; front leg is very short and it extends forward, with triangular foot or hoof. Area below animal has two notched lines.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 245-246, #407; BIB# 113723