Possibly Fragment of Bottle with Bird or Fantastic Animal

Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment of Bottle with Bird or Fantastic Animal

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Object Name: 
Possibly Fragment of Bottle with Bird or Fantastic Animal
Accession Number: 
76.1.267
Dimensions: 
Max. Dim: 3.8 cm, Diam (est.): about 10 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Possibly Fragment of Bottle with Bird or Fantastic Animal. 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.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 225, #375; BIB# 113723