Fragment of Bottle with Hare

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle with Hare

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle with Hare
Accession Number: 
79.1.312
Dimensions: 
Overall Max. Dim: 6.3 cm, Diam (max. est.): about 14 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge. Blown; relief-cut. Fragment from shoulder and upper wall of bottle (OTh. 0.25 cm) decorated in relief (Th. 0.1 cm). Decoration consists of, on shoulder, parts of curving stem and tendril; on upper wall, part of hare running in left profile. It has pointed snout, eye represented by countersunk dot, and long ear extending behind head; neck is filled with transverse hatching; and left leg reaches forward. It carries stem in its mouth. Snout and ear have incised details. Above hare’s head is curved stem with curling tendril. Stems on shoulder, above hare, and in hare’s mouth are notched.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 223, #371; BIB# 113723