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Object Name: 
Fragment
Accession Number: 
68.1.59-39
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.7 cm; Base Diam (est): 5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 900-999
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish tint and bubbles. Blown and slant-cut. Fragment of vessel. Lower wall descends almost vertically, then curves down and in; base plain. Wall has incised decoration with broad slanting cuts: pendant crescents, perhaps part of continuous horizontal row of contiguous crescents; below it, perhaps in space between bottoms of two crescents, small upright triangle; below that, horizontal, presumably continuous groove.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1968
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 175-176, #295; BIB# 113723