Fragment with Vegetal Ornament

Object Name: 
Fragment with Vegetal Ornament

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Vegetal Ornament
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 3.8 cm, Diam (estimate): 6 cm
Not on Display
probably 900-1099
Primary Description: 
Colorless or almost colorless glass; blown, linear- and slant-cut. Fragment from rim and upper wall of beaker. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall straight and tapering. Surviving decoration consists of upper border and part of vegetal motif. Border begins 1.3 cm above lip, is 0.9 cm wide, and consists of countersunk band of closely spaced cross hatching. Vegetal motif is vertical leaf or palmette in slant-cut, countersunk relief, with linear-cut central vein and herringbone pattern of hatching.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 153, #259; BIB# 113723