Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.1.266
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.6 cm, Diam (max): 14.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
700-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent greenish blue; one large and many small bubbles. Blown; relief-cut. Bowl: originally hemispherical, but now distorted (see below). Rim plain, with rounded top and slight thickening on outside; wall curves down and in; base is shaped like disk (D. 3.25 cm, Th. 0.2 cm). Decoration on wall consists of continuous horizontal rib just below rim, and three horizontal rows of bosses arranged in quincunx. Each row has eight disks, all of which are concave (from top to bottom): (1) horizontal oval bosses (L. 2.7–2.9 cm), each with knob at center; (2) circular bosses (D. 2.5 cm), each with knob at center; and (3) tear-shaped bosses (H. 2.4–2.6 cm, W. 1.7 cm) with points uppermost.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1966
Category: 
Technique: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, p. 79, #121; BIB# 113723
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 84, 249; BIB# 61154