Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Accession Number: 
70.1.48
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.3 cm; Rim Diam: 7.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1025
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with green tinge. Blown; linear-cut. Beaker shaped like truncated cone. Rim plain and ground flat; wall straight and tapering; base flat; pontil mark roughly circular (D. about 1.6 cm). Wall is decorated with hastily executed, continuous linear-cut frieze, which begins 2.6 cm below rim and ends slightly above bottom; at top, two horizontal border lines. Below this, frieze is divided in two by opposed pairs of vertical lines; each half contains V-shaped panel with double outline, containing hatched oval motif and space fillers; outside each panel, abstract ornament of curving lines and pairs of short, straight stripes.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1970
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 112, #178; BIB# 113723