Fragment with Animal

Object Name: 
Fragment with Animal

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Animal
Accession Number: 
68.1.59-40
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam (max): 5.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with brownish tint and very small bubbles. Blown and relief-cut. Fragment: almost flat, with no curvature along "horizontal" axis (i.e., parallel to animal's legs and body) and slightly convex profile along "vertical" axis; thickness (with decoration) varies between 0.3 and 0.4 cm; after curring, it varies from 0.15 cm (above animal's head) to 0.25 cm (below its feet). Decorated in relief with animal seen in profile facing left, apparently running. It has head with countersunk eye, muzzle with mouth indicated by single cut and short cuts on upper and lower jaws, and two long narrow ears or horns, which are notched; neck is short, with checker pattern consisting of two parallel cuts and two perpendicular cuts; back has notched outline; body is countersunk and has irregular pattern of drilled dots; front legs are straight, extended forward, and hatched; feet are not depicted. Above animal's head, curving notched line, possibly part of a circular border (D. about 18.0-20.0 cm).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1968
From the world of Islam
Venue(s)
Fox-Richmond Gallery 1970 through 1970
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 244, #404; BIB# 113723