Fragment of Bottle with Half-Palmette

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle with Half-Palmette

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle with Half-Palmette
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Accession Number: 
Overall Diam: 3.7 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish tint and very small bubbles. Blown and relief-cut. Fragment of shoulder and upper wall of bottle. Shoulder slopes, with rounded edge; wall is almost straight and tapers. Decorated in relief on shoulder and wall. On shoulder: small part of frieze with indeterminate decoration and, at edge, notched horizontal rib. On wall, part of larger frieze with vertical motif comprising, at top, equilateral triangle with raised outline containing smaller, beveled triangle; below it, short vertical cut; and below this, oval, with width greater than height, in raised outline. To left of vertical motif, at level of triangle, stems curves down toward right and terminates in half-palmette, with tip pointing to right and leaves facing upward; below this, small part of indeterminate element, which has notched outlines and ends in point near base of triangle. To right of vertical motif, tip of half-palmette pointing to apex of triangle and , at level of bottom of oval, trace of indeterminate motif.
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. 227, #379; BIB# 113723
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) p. 281, no. 590 (group); BIB# 27315