Fragment of Beaker (?) with Bird

Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker (?) with Bird

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker (?) with Bird
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.1.59-29
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-1099
Primary Description: 
Transparent very pale yellowish green. Blown; linear-cut. Fragment of beaker(?). Lower wall (Th. 0.3 cm) straight and tapering; base (Th. 0.3–0.45 cm) plain. Linear-cut decoration at bottom of wall consists of two closely spaced vertical lines with, on left, folded wing and lower body of bird in left profile, with transverse hatching on wing. Trace of cut on right of vertical lines hints at possibility of similar bird in right profile.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1968
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, pp. 107, #169; BIB# 113723