Mosaic Bowl

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 2.1 cm, Diam (max): 5.3 cm
On Display
about 800-899
Primary Description: 
Opaque red, white, green, and yellow cane; opaque greenish blue cane. Cane slices fused and slumped. Bowl: segmental. Rim plain, with slightly irregular rounded lip; wall (Th. about 0.3 cm) curves down and in, and merges with convex base. Vessel consists of slices of two canes, originally with square cross sections, arranged in checkerboard pattern: (1) at least 67 polychrome slices, with red dot surrounded by (from center to edge) white(?) circle, green square, yellow square, and square of alternating red and white dots; and (2) at least 75 greenish blue slices. Many slices became diamond-shaped during fusing and slumping process.
Safani, Esteban, Source
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, pp. 14-15, #597; BIB# 113723
Recent Important Acquisitions, 19 (1977) illustrated, p. 170, #11; BIB# AI90914