Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
74.1.17
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.1 cm; Rim Diam: 8.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass, but with yellowish tinge; blown, applied. Bowl; truncated conical. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall straight and tapering; base consist of shallow, hollow cone made by folding, with rounded edge and small kick; pontil mark circular (D. 1.1 cm). Decoration on wall consists of broad register with upper border consisting of narrow trail wound spirally twice around circumference 2.9-3.2 cm below rim and (faint) lower border wound once around circumference about 9 cm below rim. Borders contain, at top and bottom, continuous horizontal zigzag, with large zigzag between them; triangular spaces between upper and lower large zigzags contain small curvilinear motifs.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1974
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 164-165, #897; BIB# 113723
Recent Important Acquisitions, 5 (1963) p. 145, #23; BIB# AI87079