Possibly Fragments of Goblet with Birds and Inscription

Object Name: 
Possibly Fragments of Goblet with Birds and Inscription

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Object Name: 
Possibly Fragments of Goblet with Birds and Inscription
Accession Number: 
55.1.122
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 5.3 cm; Flange Diam: 4.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Possibly Fragments of Goblet with Birds and Inscription. Colorless or almost colorless. Blown (two gathers); relief-cut. Two fragments of goblet(?): (b) wall (Th. 0.2 cm) of bowl is straight and tapering; (a) horizontal flange near bottom of wall, below which it tapers with convex profile; short, solid “stem,” which splays at bottom and has smooth underside (see below). (b) is decorated in relief (Th. 0.1 cm) with horizontal rib (D. about 7 cm), presumably upper border of frieze, below which is part of bird seen in profile, facing left. It has body with rounded tail, wing represented by half-palmette, and two short legs with triangular feet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1955-09-21
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 208-209, #351; BIB# 113723
Islamic Relief Cut Glass: A Suggested Chronology (1961) illustrated, pp. 23-24, fig. 26; p. 28; BIB# AI57387
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 266-267, no. 544; BIB# 27315