Fragment of Bowl or Cup with Animal (?)

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl or Cup with Animal (?)

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl or Cup with Animal (?)
Accession Number: 
68.1.59-81
Dimensions: 
Overall H (surviving): 2.1 cm; Rim Diam (est): 6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Colorless rock crystal; relief-cut. Fragment. Rim plain, with flat top; wall curves slightly down and in. Decorated in relief on outside, probably with animal shown in profile facing left. If so, surviving parts are outlines of back of neck and of body, left haunch, and tail in form of half-palmette, which is above body and extends forward. Outlines are notched, haunch is contoured, and tail is hatched.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1968
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 339, #588; BIB# 113723