Fragment of Beaker

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker
Accession Number: 
79.1.298
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.9 cm, W: 2.6 cm; Estimate Diam (max): about 4.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1260-1277
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Beaker. Colorless; decorated in gold, red, white, blue, and greenish gray. Blown; gilded, enameled; stained. Fragment of beaker. Upper wall (Th. 0.1-0.15 cm) is straight and tapers. Decorated on both sides. On outside: small part of register and lower border, which consists of three narrow red lines enclosing, above, row of very small white dots, and, below, gilded band; surviving part of register has roundel (D. 1.8 cm) bordered by thin red line and band of gilding; it contains lion with red and gilded outline and white body; lion is in left profile, with head turned toward viewer, both right legs raised, and long, curving tail; roundel is surrounded by small gilded elements with red outlines, on blue background. On inside, behind roundel: circular patch of transparent greenish gray stain, which provides dark background for lion.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Category: 
Inscription: 
F24
Mark
on edge in green
27/6/9
Mark
on back in medallion shape
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-11-18 through 2005-04-24
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2007-03-19 through 2007-08-25
Glass from Islamic lands (2001) #92 h; BIB# 68591