Fragment of Beaker with Inscription

Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker with Inscription

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker with Inscription
Accession Number: 
79.1.314
Dimensions: 
Overall H (surviving): 6 cm, Diam (rim est.): about 6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Beaker with Inscription. Colorless; few minute bubbles. Blown; relief-cut. Fragment of beaker. Rim plain, with slight bevel on inside; wall (TTh. 0.2 cm) straight and tapering. Decorated in relief (Th. 0.1 cm) with part of frieze bordered at top by horizontal rib. Below rib, Kufic inscription “xxxxxxxxxxx” (xxxxxxx), and below this, unidentified ornament, which includes curved line and stem ending in two foliate elements. Curved line is notched; inscription and foliate terminals are embellished with short cuts.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 202-203, #341; BIB# 113723