Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5 cm, W: 4.9 cm
Not on Display
about 1200-1299
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Fragment. Transparent purple, with few small bubbles and one stone (L. 0.5 cm); opaque white trails. Blown; trailed, dragged, and marvered. Fragment of bowl. Rim rounded and slightly thickened; wall curves down and out to greatest diameter, then tapers. Decoration: thick trail on top and outside of rim, and narrow trail wound spirally eight times around top of wall; at and below greatest diameter, wall has marvered trail wound at least nine times round circumference; all but uppermost circuit was dragged diagonally to produce appearance of twisted ribbons or rows of adjoining lozenges.
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 200, #953; BIB# 113723