Fragment of Bowl with Palmette

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl with Palmette

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl with Palmette
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 2.6 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless rock crystal; relief-cut. Fragment of shallow bowl. Rim has rounded lip and flat, ground, and polished top; wall curves down and in, with hint of foot-ring (D. about 3 cm) at bottom. Exterior decorated in relief with horizontal rib above frieze of vegetal motifs. Surviving ornament consists of short stem that divides at top and terminates in flat palmette with its halves separated by small triangular boss. Stem also divides at bottom, and on each side it curves down, out, and (on surviving side) gently up.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 339-340, #589; BIB# 113723
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) p. 285, no. 611a (part of group); BIB# 27315