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: 5.8 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bottle with Bird. Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge. Blown; relief-cut. Fragment from wall of bottle (TTh. 0.2–0.25 cm) decorated in relief (Th. 0.1 cm). Decoration consists of part of bird in right profile. Bird has head with round top, countersunk dot representing eye, and curved, pointed beak; neck is covered by triangle of vertical hatching; breast is almost upright; wing covert survives at bottom of fragment; both legs are extended out and up, and terminate in hatched triangular feet. On front of bird, two sinuous lines, which are notched.
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, pp. 225-226, #376; BIB# 113723