Fragment with Griffin

Object Name: 
Fragment with Griffin

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Griffin
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 3.9 cm; Rim D (est): 7 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge. Blown; relief-cut. Fragment from rim and upper wall of beaker (TTh. 0.2 cm) decorated in relief (Th. 0.1 cm). Rim plain, with narrow rounded lip and shallow bevel on inside; wall straight and tapering. Decoration consists of horizontal rib, 1.7 cm below lip, which forms border of frieze. Surviving part of frieze contains back of neck, most of left wing, and very small part of back of fantastic animal seen in left profile. Neck has notched outline and contains two printies; wing is upright, with backward curl at tip and feathers indicated by hatching arranged in herringbone pattern; back has raised outline.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 196, #327; BIB# 113723