Fragment with Bird (?)

Object Name: 
Fragment with Bird (?)

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Bird (?)
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with greenish yellow tinge. Blown; slant- and linear-cut. Fragment from wall of vessel (Th. 0.15 cm) with slant- and linear-cut decoration. Identity of ornament is uncertain, but it includes half-palmette with hatched interior and volute at lower extremity. Second element may be head of bird with slant-cut countersunk dot for eye and beak indicated by single linear cut. If identification of head is correct, half-palmette may be wing and other linear-cut elements may be outline of plump body and one upper leg.
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection