Fragment of Beaker with Bird

Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker with Bird

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker with Bird
Accession Number: 
2009.1.5
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Transparent deep green over almost colorless with yellowish tinge; latter with small bubbles. Blown, applied; linear-cut. Fragment from wall of beaker (Th. 0.1–0.2 cm). Wall is straight and probably slightly tapered. Fragment retains part of applied green pad with linear-cut decoration: bird, standing and shown in profile, facing left. Surviving parts are breast and lower body, perhaps with part of tail; wing, folded and shaped like half-palmette, but without volute; and, in front of body, wing tip. Colorless glass has no trace of coldworking, other than in vicinity of green appliqué.
Department: 
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 287, #500; BIB# 113723