Fragment with Inscription

Object Name: 
Fragment with Inscription

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Inscription
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Overall H: 4 cm, W: 4.4 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with grayish tinge. Blown; relief-cut. Fragment from wall of vessel (TTh. 0.3 cm) decorated in relief (Th. 0.1–0.15 cm). Wall is straight and expands toward bottom. Decoration consists of horizontal Kufic inscription with letters sparingly embellished with short, incised lines and, at bottom of fragment, trace of horizontal rib(?).
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 266-267, #461; BIB# 113723