Fragment with Senmurv

Object Name: 
Fragment with Senmurv

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Senmurv
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Overall H: 5.9 cm, W: 6.2 cm, Th: 1 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment with Senmurv. Almost colorless; gold foil. Blown; decorated with gold foil, cased. Base (D. greater than 6 cm) flat. Overlay is about 0.1 cm thick. Pontil mark (D. 1.4 cm) almost eliminated by grinding. Center of base is decorated with creature resembling senmurv. When seen from interior of vessel, animal is shown in profile, facing right. It has head of dog with pointed ears, front legs of lion, wing with pointed tip, and prominent tail; lower part of body is snakelike and coiled.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-11-18 through 2005-04-24
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2007-03-19 through 2007-08-25
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 228, #1010; BIB# 113723
A Tribute to Persia, Persian Glass (1972) illustrated, p. 10, no. 7; BIB# 65782