Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
64.1.59
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.6 cm, W: 10.3 cm; Base Diam: about 11 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000-1299
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Transparent very pale green; numerous bubbles. Blown in dip mold. Fragment of bowl. Bottom of wall curves down and in; base plain, markedly thicker at center than at edge; pontil mark circular (D. 1.2 cm). Decoration covers bottom of wall and base. On base: octagon encloses circular medallion (D. 6 cm) containing rosette with five petals, each of which is pointed at center and rounded at tip. At bottom of wall: concentric band of isosceles or equilateral triangular motifs, with sides of octagon forming their bases and apexes pointing toward rim; each triangle contains lanceolate motif with convex sides and pointed tip; between each pair of triangles, diamond-shaped(?) element containing smaller diamond(?).
Provenance: 
el Chaer, Mohamed abd El Rahim, Source
1964
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Material: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 103, #783; BIB# 113723