Fragment of Bowl with Animal

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl with Animal

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl with Animal
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Overall H: 2.5 cm, W: 3.5 cm; Rim Estimate Diam: about 6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl with Animal. Transparent green glass, one stone; blown, pincered. Fragment of bowl. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall more or less vertical. Pincered decoration consists of oval motif (L. about 3.5 cm) with decoration in relief: animal shown in profile facing right. It has head with muzzle and large ears or horns; no perceptible neck; roughly oval body; four legs with feet or paws, extended forward; and long tail, which curves above animal’s rump. Surface behind motif is recessed.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 130, #830; BIB# 113723