Mosaic Bowl

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Bowl
Accession Number: 
74.1.13
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.6 cm, W: 7 cm, D: 4.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
800-899
Primary Description: 
Opaque deep blue or purple (appearing black), white, and deep red canes. Cane slices fused and slumped; base applied; presumably ground and polished. Bowl: oval. Rim consists of horizontal flange (W. 0.4-0.6 cm), with rounded edge; wall curves down and in, and merges with underside of vessel; applied base is solid and almost rectangular, but with rounded ends (L. 1.6 cm, W. 0.8 cm, Th. 0.3 cm). Vessel consists of slices of identical canes, with black dot surrounded by (from center to edge) white, red, and white circles. Base consists of single bent cane.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKinley, Gawain, Source
1974-07-31
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, pp. 16-17, #601; BIB# 113723