Fragment of Cup

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.471
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.1 cm; Estimate Rim: 8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 800-1099
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish green tinge; small bubbles. Blown; facet- and linear-cut. Fragment of cup, consisting of almost 25 percent of rim and smaller part of wall. Rim plain, with lip ground flat and narrow bevel on inside; wall (Th. 0.15–0.25 cm) descends almost vertically, then curves down and in. Exterior of wall has linear-cut and faceted decoration consisting of horizontal band of contiguous circles (D. 4.2 cm), each containing, at center, one hollow facet (D. 0.7 cm); below junction of each pair of circles, short vertical line.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 41, #49; BIB# 113723