Fragment with Inscription

Object Name: 
Fragment with Inscription

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Inscription
Accession Number: 
59.1.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, D (est): 15-16 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of Khahil Rabenou
Primary Description: 
Colorless; small bubbles. Blown; relief-cut. Fragment of bowl. Rim plain, with top ground flat; wall (Th. 0.3 cm with decoration, 0.1 cm without decoration) straight and tapering. Decorated in relief with frieze bordered above and below by horizontal rib; upper rib is 1.8 cm and lower rib is 5.4 cm below lip. Frieze contains Kufic inscription, in which most of the elements are notched or hatched with shallow cuts.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rabenou, Khahil, Source
1959-02-20
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
Inscription
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 187-188, #314; BIB# 113723