Fragment with Bird

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Bird
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6 cm; Wall Th: 0.1 cm; Decoration Th: 0.1 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mansour Mokhtarzadeh
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish green tinge. Blown; relief-cut. Fragment from wall of beaker with straight side that tapers toward bottom. Relief-cut decoration: part of bird strutting to left. Head held high on long neck; rounded breast; one leg in front of the other. All outlines are in relief, with numerous nicks. Beak turned down at tip, with upper and lower halves indicated by shallow cuts; head consists of circle with eye in relief at center; row of six small depressions extends along neck, midway between outlines.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Mokhtarzadeh, Mansour, Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-11-18 through 2005-04-24
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2007-03-19 through 2007-08-25
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 197, #330; BIB# 113723
Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Byzantine, Egyptian, Western Asiatic, Islamic Antiquities and works of Art (1975-11-15) lot #593;