Fragment of Cup

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access, which will be incrementally released over time. On November 1, 2022, “My Collection” sets will be discontinued and no longer available. If you have “My Collection” sets you wish to preserve, we encourage you to print the sets, save as a PDF, or otherwise make your own copies of important information for your future reference.

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: 
Fragment of Cup
Accession Number: 
51.1.118 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4 cm; Lower Wall Diam (est): 8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
701-899
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup, lower wall (Th. Less than 0.1 cm) descends almost vertically, but with slightly convex profile, and curves in at bottom. Exterior above curve has two horizontal bands of scratch-engraved ornament: (1) upper, broader band has single border line at bottom (top is missing), emerging from which is triangular leaf with serrated edge and enlivened with group of three short vertical lines; background on each side of leaf has transverse hatching; (2) beneath narrow undecorated band and with single border lines at top and bottom, row of contiguous isosceles triangles with bases on lower border; these triangles have vertical hatching, triangular spaces between them are plain; below border line at bottom, one parallel line.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Former Collection
1951
Color: 
Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 28, #30; BIB# 113723
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 28, #30; BIB# 113723
Glasswares in Famen Temple (1992) p. 257, no. 6358; Pl. 2, no. 10 (center); BIB# AI31213