Fragment with Animal

Object Name: 
Fragment with Animal

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Animal
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Overall Diam: 4.9 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish tint and very few small bubbles. Blown and relief-cut. Fragment of vessel. Lower wall (Th. up to 0.4 cm with decoration, 0.2-0.3 cm without decoration) curves down and in with, at bottom of fragment, horizontal rib defining bottom of frieze. Surviving part of frieze contains animal shown in profile, moving to left. Animal has notched outlines; hind leg, which extends backward, has tear-shaped haunch and roughly oval, hatched foot; tail, indicated by single notched line, curves up and forward.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 244-245, #405; BIB# 113723
Islamic Relief Cut Glass: A Suggested Chronology (1961) illustrated, pp. 17, 26-27, fig. 15a; p. 28; BIB# AI57387
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) p. 281, no. 590 (group); BIB# 27315