Fragment of Cup

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup
Accession Number: 
51.1.117 B
Overall H: 4.1 cm; Rim Diam (est): 9 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup. Rim plain, with rounded lip; upper wall vertical. Exterior of wall has at least two horizontal bands of scratched ornament, each bordered by single horizontal scratched line at top and at bottom of upper band (bottom of lower band is missing), and with additional scratched line above upper band. Upper (narrower) band contains uneven row of isosceles triangles, bases of which are contiguous and are filled with vertical hatching; triangular spaces between each pair of hatched triangles are plain. Lower (broader) band apparently contains large isosceles triangles, side of which are in form of long, narrow ovals with scratched outlines and plain interiors; each triangle contains one arc-shaped element with scratched outlines and plain interior; these elements have alternating upward- and downward-pointing ends. Backgrounds have transverse hatching. Glass has small bubbles.
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 23, #17; BIB# 113723