Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
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Overall H: 7.7 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: 9 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Transparent green, with yellowish green streaks. Blown; pincered. Bowl: cylindrical. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall straight, tapering slightly, and curving in at bottom. Wall has single register of impressed linear ornament, comprising three motifs: (1) two parallel arcs, which together make arch-like element, (2) two vertical parallel lines, and (3) two elements shaped like horseshoes, one inside other, ends of which are uppermost and terminate in circles. Motifs (1) and (3) occur twice, while (2) occurs three times. Decoration is also impressed on interior of vessel.
el Chaer, Mohamed abd El Rahim, Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 153, #880; BIB# 113723