Possibly Fragment of Ewer with Half-Palmettes

Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment of Ewer with Half-Palmettes

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Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment of Ewer with Half-Palmettes
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Overall H: 4.3 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Possibly Fragment of Ewer with Half-Palmettes. 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 a wider diameter at bottom than at top. Decorated in relief (from top to bottom): at highest point, colorless horizontal rib; 0.5 cm below rib, green element that consists of elongated, reversed S-shaped stem, wider at bottom than at top, and terminates in rather open half-palmettes. Entire surface shows signs of coldworking on exterior.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 312, #544; BIB# 113723
Early Islamic Cameo Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (2003) illustrated, pp. 150-151, fig. 5; BIB# AI57285