Fragment of Dish or Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of Dish or Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Dish or Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall Diam (max): 6.6 cm, Th. (max): .3 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Dish or Blow. Almost colorless glass; blown, scratch-engraved. Fragment from floor of dish or bowl. Bottom of wall curves down and in; floor rises slightly before curving down toward center. Interior has scratch-engraved ornament; large roundel (D. est. about 20.0 cm), which fills floor and contains leaves on curling stem, isolated leaves, and two elements resembling vertical strokes if kufic letters; leaves and letters are hatched.
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 16-17, #3; BIB# 113723
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 95, 249; BIB# 61154
Glasswares in Famen Temple (1992) illustrated, p. 257, no. 6344; Pl 1, no. 3 (bottom center); BIB# AI31213