Fragment with Half-Palmette

Object Name: 
Fragment with Half-Palmette

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Half-Palmette
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 3.8 cm; Rim Diam (est, about): 9 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, but with yellowish tint; almost bubble-free. Blown; relief-cut. Fragment of beaker. Rim slightly flared, with top ground flat and bevel on inner surface; upper wall straight, with slight taper. Relief-cut decoration consists of, at junction of rim and wall, plain horizontal rib; below this, curving stem, which descends from left to right and terminates in half-palmette with ribs in relief and drilled dot at top, which points upward; in field to left of stem, raised disk with drilled dot at center and tiny radiating cuts.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 201, #337; BIB# 113723