Fragment with Bird

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Fragment with Bird
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Overall Diam: 3.9 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless and apparently bubble-free. Blown and relief-cut (but see COMMENT). Fragment of vessel. Wall (Th. 0.25 cm with decoration, 0.1 cm without decoration) straight and decorated in relief with bird shown in profile facing right. It has round head, prominent eye, short triangular beak, and apparently crest; junction of neck and body is indicated by curved line; breast is plump and has notched outline; wing covert is represented by comma-shaped motif.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 254, #429; BIB# 113723