Fragment with Bird

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Bird
Accession Number: 
64.1.64
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm; Estimate Diam: 14 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Fragment with Bird. Transparent bluish green with pale brown streak. Blown; pincered. Fragment from vertical or almost vertical wall of vessel. Surviving decoration consists of most of bird standing and facing right. Bird is rendered schematically, with small body, two short, vertical legs, and forked tail; bottom of neck survives, but most of neck and entire head are missing. Decoration is also impressed on interior of vessel.
Department: 
Provenance: 
el Chaer, Mohamed abd El Rahim, Source
1964
Category: 
Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 132, #833; BIB# 113723