Fragment of Bowl with Bird

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl with Bird

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl with Bird
Accession Number: 
76.1.200
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.3 cm, Diam (estimate) 14 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass with yellowish-green fracture; few tiny bubbles; blown, relief-cut. Fragment of rim of shallow bowl. Rim is fire-polished, wall descends in straight, tapering line, and turns sharply in. Upper part of wall is decorated with frieze, bordered at top by continuous horizontal line in relief, with bird shown in profile walking to viewer’s left. Bird has curved, parrot-like beak, head with eye above horizontal, crescent-shaped cut, and plump breast. One leg points forward. Outlines are notched; body of bird is plain. Space between bird and next motif on left is more than 2.5 cm. Below carination, wall has frieze of vegetal motifs, all of which have notched outlines.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Category: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
G179
label
Pen backside of fragment Small white circular sticker with text in green ink.
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, p. 183, #306; BIB# 113723