Fragment of Beaker

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.492
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.2 cm; Estimate D: 6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Transparent green over almost colorless. Green and colorless glasses have very few minute bubbles. Blown, applied, and linear-cut. Beaker. Wall is straight and tapers. Decorated with green pad (H. at least 5.5 cm, W. at least 4.2 cm). Pad is linear-cut in form of stylized animal seen in profile facing right, with squarish head and bushy tail which rises above rump and extends forward almost to neck and head; head, neck, body, hind limb, and especially tail enlivened with cuts through green to colorless glass. To right of pad, three straight vertical cuts and part of curvilinear motif.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 285, #495; BIB# 113723
Early Islamic Cameo Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (2003) illustrated, p. 151, fig. 6; BIB# AI57285
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) p. 285, no. 610 (part of group); BIB# 27315