2 Fragments

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Object Name: 
2 Fragments
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Not on Display
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.
Speir, Betty Gruene, Source
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Former Collection