Fragment of Mosaic Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of Mosaic Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Mosaic Bowl
Accession Number: 
91.1.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.3 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: 5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 800-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of W. Bastiaan Blok
Primary Description: 
Opaque red, opaque yellow, and opaque green. Slices of cane fused to form disk, which was sagged over mold; ground and polished. Fragment of hemispherical or oval bowl or bowllike object. Rim plain, apparently ground flat; wall (Th. 0.15 cm) curves down and in; exterior was polished, but interior is matte. Decoration consists of seemingly random arrangement of circular or distorted cane slices, some of which appear to be yellow dot surrounded by red, some green dot surrounded by red, and others (when viewed from interior) green dot surrounded by yellow and red.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Blok, W. Bastiaan, Source
1991-05-28
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 16, #600; BIB# 113723