Fragment with Inscription

Object Name: 
Fragment with Inscription

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Inscription
Accession Number: 
68.1.59-18
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.5 cm, Diam: about 6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with greenish tinge. Blown; Fragment from wall of globular(?) vessel (TTh. 0.3 cm), decorated in relief (Th. 0.1 cm) with bird shown in left profile. Bird has small head with pointed beak and eye indicated by countersunk dot; thin, curving neck; plump body with folded wing and short, pointed tail; and two short legs with relatively large feet. Behind bird, small part of another motif. Some outlines are notched, and part of head, upper legs, and other areas are hatched.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 253-254, #427; BIB# 113723