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Object Name: 
Fragment
Accession Number: 
73.1.34-2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.5 cm, W: 3.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1300-1399
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Betty Gruene Speir
Primary Description: 
Fragment. Colorless glass with yellow tinge, milky white iridescent surface, some pitting; probably blown, enameled, gilded. Large vessel fragment preserves slight curve of body, decoration consists of a small gilt panel in which a kufic inscription has been laid out in opaque red enamel and then filled with "relief" lines of heavy blue enamel, kufic inscription filled with gilt.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Speir, Betty Gruene, Source
1973
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Former Collection
Category: