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Overall H: 7.7 cm, Diam (max): 12.9 cm
Not on Display
about 1200-1299
Primary Description: 
Bowl. Translucent purple, with opaque white trails. Blown; trailed, dragged, and marvered. Bowl: roughly hemispherical. Rim everted, with rounded lip; wall curves out and down to below mid-point, then in; base plain, very slightly concave; pontil mark is irregular scare (W. 1.2 cm). Decoration: on outside of rim, continuous white trail; on base and wall, trail dropped onto base near center, wound spirally 19 times to within 1.5 cm of lip, and marvered; all but uppermost two to three revolutions have been dragged diagonally to produce appearance of twisted ribbons or rows of adjoining lozenges.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
L'Orient de Saladin
Institut du Monde Arabe
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 196-197, #945; BIB# 113723
L'Orient de Saladin (2001) illustrated, p. 186, no. 191; BIB# 68555
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 252-253, #510; BIB# 27315