2 Fragments

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Object Name: 
2 Fragments
Accession Number: 
73.1.35
Dimensions: 
See Individual Records
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1200-1399
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Betty Gruene Speir
Primary Description: 
2 Fragments. (73.1.35-1) Colorless glass, with bluish tinge; bubbly, mottled blue and white iridescent film; probably blown, enameled, gilded. Fragment preserves globular body; band of kufic opaque white enamel "relief" outlined and embellished with gilt; (73.1.35-1) purple glass, with mottled blue and white iridescence; probably blown, enameled. Fragment preserves globular form, kufic inscription poorly executed in opaque white enamel "relief" with a braided line below inscription possibly forming the base of register.
Provenance: 
Speir, Betty Gruene, Source
1973
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Former Collection
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