Possibly Fragment of Bowl with Inscription

Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment of Bowl with Inscription

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Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment of Bowl with Inscription
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 2.5 cm, Diam: 4.1 cm; Estimated at Inscription D: 16 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Possibly Fragment of Bowl with Inscription. Transparent blue over colorless; both with bubbles. Blown, cased or applied; relief-cut. Fragment of bowl(?). Wall (TTh. 0.35–0.45 cm) has slightly convex profile and is decorated in relief in blue (Th. 0.1 cm) on colorless background: small part of one horizontal line of Kufic inscription, in which two vertical strokes are notched; it is too fragmentary to interpret.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1262 (a)
edge in red
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. 317-318, #557; BIB# 113723
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) p. 285, no. 610 (part of group); BIB# 27315