Possibly Fragment of Bottle with Inscription

Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment of Bottle with Inscription

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Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment of Bottle with Inscription
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Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.6 cm; Estimate Shoulder D: 11 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Possibly Fragment of Bottle with Inscription. Transparent green over almost colorless with yellow tinge. Blown, applied; relief-cut. Fragment of bottle(?). Shoulder rounded; wall (TTh. 0.4 cm) curves down and in. Edge of shoulder and top of wall have single line of Kufic inscription (H. 1.7–1.9 cm, Th. 0.1 cm) in low relief: (baraka; blessing).
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, pp. 318-319, #560; BIB# 113723