Fragment with Bird

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Bird
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.448
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5 cm, D (max, est): about 6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Colorless, with very few tiny bubbles. Blown and relief-cut. Fragment of beaker or goblet with straight, probably tapering wall. Decorated in relief with bird seen in profile facing left. Head is missing, except for oval crest; neck consists of single curved line embellished with two drilled dots; body is elongated, with curved chest and flat, horizontal belly; wing is folded and represented by half-palmette; tail is indicated by stack of five transverse line; legs are widely separated, short, and they terminate in triangular feet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Color: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, p. 253, #425; BIB# 113723
Islamic Relief Cut Glass: A Suggested Chronology (1961) illustrated, p. 24, fig. 27b; p. 28;