Fragment of Beaker

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker
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Overall H: 8.1 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish green tinge; many bubbles, which are elongated near rim. Blown; linear-cut. Fragment of beaker. Rim plain, with rounded lip; upper wall tapers, with concave profile. Decorated with rather irregular, broad linear cuts (W. 0.15–0.3 cm) and narrow incised details: two horizontal lines, 2.6–3.9 cm below lip, enclosing row of inverted V-shaped motifs with double outlines; below this, part of frieze containing two vertical oval motifs with double outlines, filled with incised crosshatching, that are separated by smaller vertical oval motif, pointed at bottom and filled with crosshatching, and other, indeterminate linear ornament.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 112-113, #179; BIB# 113723