Fragment with Animal

Object Name: 
Fragment with Animal

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access. A new version will be available later in 2023. During this transition period, the current version of the Collections Browser may have reduced functionality and data may be not be updated. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For any questions or concerns, please contact us.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Fragment with Animal
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall Diam (max): 3.7 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless or almost colorless. Blown and relief-cut. Fragment of vessel, with flat decorated surface and very slightly convex plain surface: perhaps from center of base. Decorated on underside (?) in relief with animal seen in profile facing left. Head has countersunk eye, triangular muzzle with cut indicating mouth and transverse cuts on upper and lower jaws, and with long, curving horn with median incised line and notches above this; neck is represented by triangular area of transverse hatching; body is roughly triangular, with deep chest and narrow rump, defined by notched outlines and countersunk; front leg has tear-shaped shoulder and extends forward; hind leg has countersunk haunch, leg indicated by single line, and oval foot with transverse hatching.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 247-248, #412; BIB# 113723
Islamic Relief Cut Glass: A Suggested Chronology (1961) illustrated, pp. 14-15,26-27, fig. 10; p. 28; BIB# AI57387