Bowl with Vegetal Motifs

Object Name: 
Bowl with Vegetal Motifs

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Object Name: 
Bowl with Vegetal Motifs
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H. 8.9 cm, Diam 11.2 cm
Not on Display
about 901-999
Primary Description: 
Colorless; very few bubbles. Blown; linear- and slant-cut. Bowl. Rim plain, with top ground flat and bevel on interior; wall straight and tapering slightly before curving down and in at bottom; base convex; no pontil mark (but see below). Linear- and slant-cut decoration on wall and base. On wall: single register, bordered at top and bottom by pair of continuous horizontal grooves, beginning 2.9 cm below rim and extending to base. Register contains symmetrical arrangement of two opposed diamond-shaped panels with double borders separated by two shallow ogival arches. Each panel contains quatrefoil composed of hatched oval motifs. Each arch contains curling vegetal motifs on either side of hatched oval, while spaces between panels and arches are also filled with vegetal motifs. On base: medallion defined by lower border of frieze. Medallion is almost filled by rosette with six petals, each with curling leaflike motif; areas between ends of petals are filled with hatched arcs. On both wall and base, extremities of vegetal motifs are slant-cut.
Galerie Heidi Vollmoeller, Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 148-149, #252; BIB# 113723