Fragment of Beaker with Bird

Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker with Bird

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker with Bird
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Overall H: 4.9 cm
Not on Display
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.
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 287, #500; BIB# 113723