Fragment of Bottle with Bird or Fantastic Animal (?)

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle with Bird or Fantastic Animal (?)

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle with Bird or Fantastic Animal (?)
Accession Number: 
Max. Dim: 3.8 cm, Diam (est.): about 10 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge. Blown; relief-cut. Fragment from vertical or almost vertical wall of bottle (TTh. 0.2 cm) decorated in relief (Th. 0.05 cm). Decoration is difficult to interpret, but it may consist of bird or fantastic animal, shown on its side. If this is correct, surviving parts include back of head, neck with transverse hatching, extended wing with hatching parallel to outer edge, and (if it is animal), outline of back. Beyond wing and head, part of second element, with notched outline.
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. 225, #375; BIB# 113723