Fragment of Bowl with Half-Palmettes

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl with Half-Palmettes

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl with Half-Palmettes
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.490
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.6 cm, W: 10.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Transparent blue over colorless; both with very few minute bubbles. Blown, cased; relief-cut. Fragment of bowl. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall (TTh. 0.4 cm) tapers, with slightly convex profile. Outside has blue decoration in relief (Th. 0.2 cm) on colorless background. This consists of parts of two vegetal motifs: (1) pair of half-palmettes, which terminate in small, outward-facing volutes; and (2) on viewer’s right, pair of larger half-palmettes, which also terminate in outward-facing volutes.
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. 310-311, #541; BIB# 113723