Fragment of Bottle with Bird

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle with Bird

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle with Bird
Accession Number: 
Max Dim: 4.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bottle with Bird. Probably almost colorless, with yellowish tinge. Blown; relief-cut. Fragment from body of bottle (OTh. 0.2 cm) decorated with part of bird in relief (Th. 0.1 cm). Bird has round head with short, pointed beak and eye represented by countersunk dot; no perceptible neck; and narrow body that terminates in pointed wing or tail. Body is filled with hatching, and wing or tail is filled with herringbone pattern. Bird holds lightly notched stem in beak.
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 214, #358; BIB# 113723