Fragment of Cup with Half-Palmette

Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup with Half-Palmette

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup with Half-Palmette
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Transparent green over almost colorless with yellowish tinge. Blown, applied; linear-cut. Fragment of cylindrical cup, consisting of approximately 10 percent of rim and upper wall. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall (TTh. 0.3–0.4 cm) descends vertically. Decorated in relief (Th. 0.1 cm) with part of green motif: vertical half-palmette on short stem, which curves to right and connects with second green element with concave left side and horizontal top that is at almost same level as tip of half-palmette. Green glass is embellished with, and bordered by, linear cuts; colorless glass has single vertical cut 1.2 cm from half-palmette. This cut apart, colorless glass has no trace of coldworking.
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 289-290, #505; BIB# 113723