Fragment with Half-Palmette

Object Name: 
Fragment with Half-Palmette

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Half-Palmette
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.7 cm, W: 4.4 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Betty Gruene Speir
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with bluish green tint and very small bubbles. Blown and cut. Fragment of vessel with convex profile. Wall has relief-cut decoration on outside; part of frieze with horizontal line, presumably continuous, forming upper or lower border. If line is upper border, fragment has broad split palmette, each half with three leaves, which is inverted, above similar, perhaps identical motif, which is upright.
Speir, Betty Gruene, Source
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 261, #447; BIB# 113723