Possibly Fragment of Ewer

Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment of Ewer

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Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment of Ewer
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.504
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Possibly Fragment of Ewer. Transparent green over colorless; both with few very small bubbles. Blown, cased; relief-cut. Fragment from wall of ewer(?), which is straight and appears to have wider diameter at bottom than at top. Decorated in relief (from top to bottom): at highest point, trace of horizontal rib (?), and 0.7 cm below this, distinct horizontal rib, both cut in colorless glass; 0.8 cm below rib, almost vertical panel (H. 4 cm, W. 1.3 cm) consisting of three contiguous oval motifs shown in outline, each containing oval motif with pointed ends, also shown in outline, with solid semicircular projections at junctions of each pair of large ovals, all in green glass; to left of top of green panel, trace of indeterminate motif. Entire exterior surface shows signs of coldworking.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 321-322, #568; BIB# 113723
Early Islamic Cameo Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (2003) illustrated, pp. 150-151, fig. 5; BIB# AI57285