Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.1.152
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.5 cm; Rim Diam: 15.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 800-999
Primary Description: 
Clear glass; weathering and wear marks, slight frosting and decolorization; free blown and enameled; shallow irregular bottom with pontil mark at base and slightly curved upturned rim; on inside a brown (the decomposed parts are golden) "lustre" decoration of floral and geometric motifs, surrounded by two concentric bands, the outer one having a stylized cufic inscription, enameled rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-09-09
Color: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954