Fragment of Beaker

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Probably almost colorless, with yellowish tinge. Blown; linear-cut. Fragment from upper wall of beaker (Th. 0.1–0.15 cm) with straight, tapering profile. Linear-cut decoration consists of small parts of upper border and frieze. Upper border is defined at top and bottom by broad horizontal lines (W. 0.2 cm), between which are pairs of narrow lines forming irregular zigzag. Surviving part of frieze has vertical stripe bordered at sides and reinforced at top by broad lines (W. 0.2 cm), and filled with crosshatching. On either side of stripe, indeterminate ornament, which includes broad diagonal lines. All broad cuts are shallow and were not polished.
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, pp. 113-114, #181; BIB# 113723