Fragments of Beaker (?) with Inscription

Object Name: 
Fragments of Beaker (?) with Inscription

Warning message

Important Note

The Corning Museum of Glass is temporarily closed as we do our part to limit the spread of COVID-19. All previously scheduled classes, events, and programs are cancelled until further notice.

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: 
Fragments of Beaker (?) with Inscription
Accession Number: 
76.1.264
Dimensions: 
Max. Dim. (a): 2.9 cm, Max. Dim. (b): 1.7 cm, Max. Dim. (c): 1.9
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Fragments of Beaker (?) with Inscription. Colorless. Blown; relief-cut. Three fragments of beaker(?). Wall (TTh. 0.15 cm) is straight and either vertical or tapering. Each fragment is decorated in relief with part of horizontal inscription (H. 1.9 cm) in elegant Kufic script: “ ” ( ), “ ” ( ), and “ ” ( ). Letters are notched.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Category: 
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, p. 203, #342; BIB# 113723