Base of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Base of Bowl
Accession Number: 
76.1.270
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with greenish yellow tinge. Blown; cut. Small part of lower wall and complete base of bowl. Uppermost part of wall descends in steep curve to greatest diameter, 2 cm above base, below which it curves down and in. Vestige of linear-cut horizontal line, 2.3 cm above base; below this, lower parts of four equidistant oval (?) motifs with broad, linear-cut outlines. Bottom of wall is cut in two horizontal “steps” surrounding shallow, disk-shaped base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 98, #150; BIB# 113723