Fragment with Inscription

Object Name: 
Fragment with Inscription

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Inscription
Accession Number: 
68.1.59-32
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.1 cm, D (est): about 7.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Colorless, with few minute bubbles. Blown and relief-cut. Fragment of beaker. Rim plain, with ground lip; wall straight and tapering. Decoration in low relief: horizontal rib, with top 2.5 cm below rim; below this small part of kufic inscription, in which one vertical element is notched. Traces of cold working begin 1.7 cm below rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
Inscription
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 267, #463; BIB# 113723