Fragment with Inscription

Object Name: 
Fragment with Inscription

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Inscription
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.502
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.5 cm, W: 2.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Transparent green over colorless; both with very few minute bubbles. Blown, applied; relief-cut. Fragment of vessel with straight or very slightly tapering wall or neck (TTh. 0.2 cm) decorated in relief in green (Th. less than 0.1 cm) on colorless background: part of one horizontal line of Kufic inscription: “ ” (cizz; power, strength); 0.4 cm above top of inscription, shallow horizontal (and presumably continuous) groove cut in background; similar groove just below inscription.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Inscription: 
Inscription
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 320, #564; BIB# 113723