2 Fragments

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Object Name: 
2 Fragments
Accession Number: 
73.1.38
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1200-1299
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Betty Gruene Speir
Primary Description: 
2 Fragments. (73.1.38-1) Colorless glass with yellowish-green tinge, slightly bubbly, with thin iridescent film; probably blown in an open mold, enameled, gilded. Beaker fragment preserves cylindrical section of wall and flared area with kufic inscription preserved in a register between two sets of double red enamel lines; inscription in same thin red enamel lines with blue enamel relief background and letters gilt filled; (73.1.38-2) colorless glass, with slight yellowish tinge; bubbly; probably blown, enameled, gilded. Fragment preserves cylindrical neck of a bottle with trace of trail decoration; entire surface decorated with registers divided by thin red enamel lines; larger register with kufic inscription outlined in red with blue enamel "relief" background, gilt filled, below a small register with gilt kufic inscription interior wall, washed with red enamel or reddish luster as background for the gilt kufic inscription.
Provenance: 
Speir, Betty Gruene, Source
1973
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Former Collection
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