Fragment with Bird

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Bird
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.449
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.1 cm, D (est): about 3.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish tint and minute bubbles. Blown and relief-cut. Fragment of vessel. Neck or wall descends vertically or almost vertically. Decorated with part of frieze containing bird seen in profile facing right, above horizontal rib. Bird has small head with countersunk eye and pointed beak; neck merges with body and both have notched outlines; neck has three faint drilled dots; wing is seen folded, represented by curl; one short leg has long, triangular foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 254, #428; BIB# 113723
Islamic Relief Cut Glass: A Suggested Chronology (1961) illustrated, p. 24, fig. 27a; p. 28;