Fragment of Cup

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Transparent blue glass with small bubbles; blown, scratch-engraved. Fragment of cylindrical cup, including small part of rim. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall descends almost vertically. Exterior of wall has scratch-engraved ornament (from top to bottom): four horizontal lines, bottom two of which are close together and form upper border of broad band containing part of triangular panel; inside panel is leaf with lobed sides and open end, enlivened with hatched oval motif and hatched background; to right, and separated from it by narrow undecorated strip, corner of inverted triangle, with edge of leaf with lobed side and hatched background.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 24, #20; BIB# 113723