Fragment with Bird and Animal

Object Name: 
Fragment with Bird and Animal

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Bird and Animal
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.8 cm, Diam (estimate): 7 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Colorless with yellowish tinge; blown, relief-cut. Fragment from wall of beaker or bottle, decorated with part of bird and unidentified animal, facing one another above horizontal rib(?). Bird is shown in profile facing viewer’s left. It has head represented by small blob at end of short, curving neck; body has lightly notched outlines; leg is as schematic as head, curving out, down, and in; wing is folded and feathers are indicated by hatching. Animal has small part of head, breast, and front leg, which is extended and has foot turned toward back.
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 242-243, #402; BIB# 113723
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) p. 281, no. 590 (group); BIB# 27315