Fragments of Bottle (?)

Object Name: 
Fragments of Bottle (?)

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Object Name: 
Fragments of Bottle (?)
Accession Number: 
Overall H. 3.4 cm
Not on Display
about 901-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; almost bubble-free. Blown; relief-cut. Two joining fragments of bottle(?). Lower wall descends vertically before curving in at bottom; base has shallow foot-ring. Relief-cut decoration on wall and foot-ring. On wall: parts of two apparently identical, superimposed arcades forming overall pattern, with centers of arches in upper arcade above sides of arches in lower arcade. Each arch has vertical sides, truncated triangular or parabolic top on outside, and semicircular top on inside; it contains one tear-shaped motif. Outlines of arches are notched, and each tear has two horizontal cuts. On outside and underside of foot-ring: undulating horizontal stem with half-palmettes, which are alternately above and below it.
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 228, #381; BIB# 113723
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) p. 281, no. 590 (group); BIB# 27315