Fragment with Animal

Object Name: 
Fragment with Animal

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Animal
Accession Number: 
55.1.146
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.8 cm, D (est. avg): 5.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-999
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge. Blown; relief-cut. Fragment from wall or neck of vessel (TTh. 0.25 cm), which is straight and vertical or almost vertical. Decorated in relief (Th. 0.1 cm) with animal walking in left profile. Head has blunt muzzle and drilled dot representing eye, and is turned to look over shoulder; neck and body are shown in raised outline and are completely filled with small, closely spaced printies; left front leg is straight, and shoulder has raised outline; hind left leg and haunch are indicated by single curved line; part of tail, again represented by single line, points forward above animal’s back. Details on head are indicated by hatching and one curved line that extends from muzzle toward back of head. Outlines of neck, body, and shoulder are notched.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-12-13
Category: 
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
 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, p. 243, #403; BIB# 113723
Islamic Relief Cut Glass: A Suggested Chronology (1961) illustrated, pp. 24-25, 27,29: fig. 28; p. 29;
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 280-281, #589; BIB# 27315