Possibly Fragment of Bottle with Inscription

Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment of Bottle with Inscription

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment of Bottle with Inscription
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.495
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.6 cm; Estimate Shoulder D: 11 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
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).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
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