Fragment of Cup

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup
Accession Number: 
51.1.144
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.5 cm; Wall Diam (est max): 12 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
701-899
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale greenish yellow glass; blown and scratch-engraved. Wall is almost straight and probably vertical. Exterior is decorated with broad band of scratch-engraved ornament divided into panels, which are separated by narrow, undecorated strip and share two parallel border lines at bottom (top is missing). Panel on left has lattice of wavy lines making overall pattern of roughly diamond-shaped motifs; panel on right is similar, but with lattice of straight lines. Below border lines at bottom is end of roughly horizontal line, perhaps part of third, incomplete border line.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J., Former Collection
1951
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, p. 25, #23; BIB# 113723
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 95, 249; BIB# 61154
Glasswares in Famen Temple (1992) illustrated, p. 256, no. 6242; Pl. 1, no. 3 (right); BIB# AI31213