Fragment of Bottle or Jug with Roundel

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle or Jug with Roundel

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle or Jug with Roundel
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4 cm, W: 6.2 cm; Estimate Diam (max): 9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bottle or Jug with Roundel. Upper part: transparent blue; lower part: probably colorless. Blown (two gathers); pincered. Fragment from upper body of bottle or jug. Shoulder rounded, with horizontal seam at junction with wall, which curves out and down. Pincered decoration on wall consists of approximately half of one medallion adjacent to edge of another. Medallion (D. about 4 cm) has central hemispherical boss inside concentric raised circle, which is surrounded by ring of about 10 identical bosses (five survive) and concentric circle in negative relief. Surface behind medallion is plain and slightly recessed.
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 149-150, #873; BIB# 113723