Fragment of Beaker

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.6 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with greenish yellow tinge. Blown; slant- and linear-cut. Fragment from lower wall of beaker (Th. 0.15– 0.4 cm) with straight, tapering side. Decoration apparently consisted of frieze containing overall pattern of horizontal rows of triangular and diamond-shaped panels with double linear-cut outlines. Surviving part of frieze seems to have large diamond-shaped panel flanked, at bottom, by smaller triangular panels with apexes pointing upward, and, above these, possibly by congruent triangular panels with apexes pointing downward. Diamond-shaped panel has indeterminate slant- and linear-cut motif, which is symmetrical about vertical axis. Triangular panels have simple slant- and linear-cut ornament.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 153-154, #260; BIB# 113723