Fragment of Bowl with Inscriptions

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl with Inscriptions

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl with Inscriptions
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 7.7 cm, W: 6.9 cm; Estimate Diam: about 8 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl with Inscriptions. Transparent pale yellowish green glass. Blown; pincered. Fragment from rim and wall of bowl. Pincered decoration on upper and lower wall. Decoration on upper wall consists of band (H. about 5 cm) of Kufic inscriptions alternating with geometric motifs: each inscription contains two words: ishrab haniyyan, "Drink with enjoyment"; each geometric motif has single vertical line flanked by vertical rows of 18-20 short horizontal stripes. Decoration on lower wall consists of part of circular motif. Ornament is also impressed on interior of vessel.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source