Fragment with Half-Palmette

Object Name: 
Fragment with Half-Palmette

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Half-Palmette
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.456
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.8 cm, Diam (est): 6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish tint and minute bubbles. Blown and relief-cut. Fragment of neck or wall of bottle, which is straight and tapers slightly. Decorated in relief with two horizontal ribs above small part of frieze. Latter contains vertical rib terminating in arrowhead-like motif; to right of this, notched stem curves in and down from right, with curling tendril on underside and half-palmette at end, touching vertical rib; small part of apparently mirror-image vegetal motif survives to left of rib.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 226-227, #378; BIB# 113723
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) p. 281, no. 590 (group); BIB# 27315