Fragment of Bottle with Half-Palmettes

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle with Half-Palmettes

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle with Half-Palmettes
Accession Number: 
Overall H (surviving): 4 cm, Diam (max. est.): about 10 cm; (foot-ring, est.): about 6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bottle with Half-Palmettes. Almost colorless; virtually bubble-free. Blown; relief-cut. Fragment from lower wall (TTh. 0.2–0.35 cm) and base (OTh. 0.7 cm) of bottle with globular body decorated in relief. Wall curves down and in; base plain, with narrow foot-ring. Decoration on wall consists of part of frieze with lower border indicated by horizontal rib. Surviving part of frieze has vertical stem with pair of half-palmettes. Stem divides at bottom and joins scrolls to right and left. Leaves of half-palmettes are separated by cuts, and stem and scroll are notched.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 215, #360; BIB# 113723