Fragment of Bowl with Fish

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl with Fish

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl with Fish
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Overall H: 3.1 cm, W: 9.5 cm; Rim Diam Estimate: about 14 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl with Fish. Transparent olive green; few bubbles. Blown; pincered. Fragment from rim and wall of bowl. Rim plain, with thickened, rounded lip; wall curves down and in. Pincered decoration consists of two fish (presumably part of continuous horizontal row) swimming toward viewer’s left. Each fish (L. about 4 cm) has oval head and body, with gill and eye clearly delineated, and six raised dots between gill and tail, which is represented by four straight lines; interior surface is plain and slightly recessed.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 133-134, #837; BIB# 113723