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Overall H: 4.8 cm
Not on Display
perhaps 800-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Colorless; few minute bubbles. Blown; slant- and linear-cut. Fragment of beaker or small bottle. Wall (Th. 0.1–0.15 cm) straight and vertical or almost vertical. Decorated with part of frieze with border at bottom. Frieze has overall pattern consisting of two overlapping rows of ornament (from top): (1) contiguous slant-cut facets, which are either diamond-shaped or triangular with rounded apex, surviving example of which contains countersunk triangular motif with rounded base, partly filled with linear-cut hatching and with one small X-shaped element; and (2) contiguous slant-cut facets (H. 2.1 cm), which are triangular with rounded base, two surviving examples of which contain countersunk triangular motif with rounded base, filled with linear-cut crosshatching. Border was at least 1 cm wide and is filled with vertical hatching.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 174, #291; BIB# 113723