Fragment with Figure

Object Name: 
Fragment with Figure

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Figure
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4 cm, Th: 0.2 cm; Estimate Diam (if object was spheroid): 7.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Fragment with Figure. Almost colorless, with many small bubbles; gold foil, blue enamel. Blown; decorated with gold foil and enamel, cased. Fragment, which curves in all directions; it may have come from center of convex base. Decoration (when seen from outside) consists of figure made of gold foil. She(?) is perhaps naked, except for necklace. She sits on or leans against indeterminate object, also made of gold foil, that may be rock, bank, or drapery. Figure faces right; she appears to grasp something in her left hand and to hold it in front of her face. In her right hand, she holds small object indicated by blue dot.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
edge in green
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 228-229, #1011; BIB# 113723