Fragment of Beaker

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.7 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge. Blown; linear-cut. Wall (Th. 0.1 cm) is straight and tapering. Linear-cut decoration consists of part of frieze (W. 3.3 cm) bordered at top and bottom by pair of horizontal grooves. Surviving part of frieze has decoration with grooved outlines and incised details. It consists of two horizontal zigzags composed of adjoining oval elements, all filled with transverse hatching, which descend from upper border and point upward from lower border; in spaces between them, single crosshatched lozenges; in spaces between zigzags and borders, pairs of short vertical lines.
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 113, #180; BIB# 113723