Possibly Fragment with Winged Animal

Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment with Winged Animal

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Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment with Winged Animal
Accession Number: 
68.1.59-10
Dimensions: 
Max Dim: 4.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
701-899
Primary Description: 
Possibly Fragment of Bottle. Colorless or almost colorless. Blown; relief-cut. Fragment from wall (TTh. 0.2 cm) of vessel with relief-cut ornament (Th. 0.1 cm). Decoration appears to depict winged animal, in left profile, standing on groundline. If this is so, it includes small part of crest on back of head; upright wing, which narrows toward tip and bends slightly forward; back; left hind leg, with haunch represented by volute; part of right hind leg; and belly. Wing is hatched, and belly and groundline are notched.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 249-250, #417; BIB# 113723