Fragment of Bowl with Ring-and-Dot Motifs

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl with Ring-and-Dot Motifs

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl with Ring-and-Dot Motifs
Accession Number: 
81.1.38
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.8 cm, Diam: about 10 cm; Base Diam: 4.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
999-1099
Credit Line: 
Gift of the American Research Center in Egypt
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl with Ring-and-Dot Motifs. Transparent pale greenish yellow; very many small bubbles. Blown; base applied; pincered. Fragment of bowl. Lower wall tapers at shallow angle; base consists of flat pad (Th. 0.4 cm); pontil mark roughly circular (D. 1.1 cm), with scale. Decoration: on bottom of wall, concentric circle of oval ring-and-dot motifs (L. about 3 cm), of which parts of five (of six) survive, each with raised ring and prominent raised dot; on underside, covered by applied base, six slightly curved lines radiating from center and ending at ring-and-dot motifs.
Department: 
Provenance: 
American Research Center in Egypt, Source
1981-12-29
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 146, #865; BIB# 113723
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) #36m, pp. 74-75, 77-78, fig. 36m, Pl. 36m; BIB# 75800
Glass Finds from Fustat: 1972-1980 (1987) illustrated, p. 64, no. 9, fig. 9; BIB# AI19058