Fragment with Animal(?)

Object Name: 
Fragment with Animal(?)

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Animal(?)
Accession Number: 
68.1.59-86
Dimensions: 
Max Dim: 3.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless or almost colorless. Blown; relief-cut. Fragment from wall (TTh. 0.2 cm) of vessel decorated in relief (Th. 0.1 cm) with part of head of animal (?). Surviving ornament appears to have rounded top of head, countersunk dot representing eye, and long, curving horn(s). However, ornament also has part of line projecting up and forward from front of head, for which no explanation is obvious. Raised lines are notched.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1968
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, p. 250, #420; BIB# 113723