Fragment of Shallow Bowl or Cover

Object Name: 
Fragment of Shallow Bowl or Cover

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Fragment of Shallow Bowl or Cover
Accession Number: 
59.1.459
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.7 cm, Diam: 4.9 cm; D (est): 9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 800-999
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish green tint and very small bubbles. Blown and relief-cut. Fragment of shallow bowl or cover (description assumes bowl). Rim plain, with rounded outer edge and narrow bevel on inside; wall curves down and in, and is decorated in relief on outside. Decoration consists of single stem-like line and three curvilinear flowerlike motifs, each of which has raised edge and hollow center; largest motif is shaped like kidney, smallest is pointed oval, and third, incomplete motif is indeterminate.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 269-270, #469; BIB# 113723
Glass of the Caesars (1987) illustrated, p. 191, #101; BIB# 31831