Fragment with Vegetal Ornament

Object Name: 
Fragment with Vegetal Ornament

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Vegetal Ornament
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 7 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment with Vegetal Ornament. Almost colorless, with greenish yellow tint and very small bubbles. Blown and linear- and slant-cut. Fragment of beaker. Rim plain, with lip ground flat; wall (Th. 0.1-0.15 cm) straight and tapering. Exterior has linear- and slant-cut ornament beneath two parallel, and presumably continuous, horizontal grooves, 1.7-2.0 cm below lip: part of vegetal scroll. Stem curves down from left to right; on outside of curve, (1) tendril, which curves upward and divides into two, and (2) narrow oval shoot at junction of stem and tendril; on inside of curve, part of half-palmette or leaf with curved veins.
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 152-153, #258; BIB# 113723