Fragment with Bird

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Fragment with Bird
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Overall H: 5 cm, D (max, est): about 6 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless, with very few tiny bubbles. Blown and relief-cut. Fragment of beaker or goblet with straight, probably tapering wall. Decorated in relief with bird seen in profile facing left. Head is missing, except for oval crest; neck consists of single curved line embellished with two drilled dots; body is elongated, with curved chest and flat, horizontal belly; wing is folded and represented by half-palmette; tail is indicated by stack of five transverse line; legs are widely separated, short, and they terminate in triangular feet.
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, p. 253, #425; BIB# 113723
Islamic Relief Cut Glass: A Suggested Chronology (1961) illustrated, p. 24, fig. 27b; p. 28; BIB# AI57387