Possibly a Window Pane

Object Name: 
Possibly a Window Pane

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Object Name: 
Possibly a Window Pane
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.519
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 14.5 cm, D: 14 cm, Th: 2.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Possibly a Window Pane. Transparent honey colored amber very bubbly glass with many impurities; surface partly covered with pitting, specks of brownish weathering, and on the reverse, brilliant iridescence; free blown; circular flat object, probably made in the crown method, with turned rim, the disc-like object having at its center, obverse, a slight depression from which a cone-shaped elevation rises, matching on the other side with a deep concavity having a rough pontil mark.
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
A Touch of Glass
Venue(s)
Explorers Hall, National Geographic Society 1995-02-15 through 1995-09-15
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 Two (2014) illustrated, p. 258-259, #1071; BIB# 113723