Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
68.1.59-6
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.3 cm, Rim Diam: 4.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-1099
Primary Description: 
Colorless or almost colorless glass, perhaps with yellowish tinge; blown, linear-cut. Rim plain, with top ground flat; wall (Th. 0.25-0.45 cm) straight and tapering, curving in at bottom; base flat; pontil mark mostly removed by grinding. Decoration on wall: descending from rim, row of contiguous shallow arcs; between each pair of arcs one narrow isosceles triangle with apex at bottom; above each triangle, one short horizontal cut.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1968
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, pp. 98-99, #151; BIB# 113723