Possibly Fragment with Horse

Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment with Horse

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Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment with Horse
Accession Number: 
Overall Diam: 10.8 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Possibly Fragment with Horse. Almost colorless, with greenish tint and few minute bubbles. Blown or cast and cut. Fragment of large dish or plaque(Th. 1.4 cm with decoration, 0.45 cm without decoration), with slightly curved surfaces. Exterior decorated in flat, high relief with horse (?) seen in profile moving to right. It has triangular head, with eye indicated by drilled dot and two triangular ears; long neck; body extended backward and front legs extended forward. Neck, junction with body, and body are reinforced with incised lines just inside edge of raised area; incised lines also embellish muzzle and hooves; and single drilled dots embellish bottom of neck and body. Below horse (?), at edge of fragment, small part of some other element in relief. Interior is plain and completely smooth.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 279-280, #491; BIB# 113723
Islamic Relief Cut Glass: A Suggested Chronology (1961) illustrated, pp. 24-25, fig. 29; p. 28; BIB# AI57387