Plaque with Senmurv

Object Name: 
Plaque with Senmurv

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Senmurv
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6 cm, Diam (max): 8.7 cm, Th: 0.8 cm
On Display
probably 500-699
Primary Description: 
Plaque with Senmurv. Translucent deep blue. Mold-pressed. Plaque: apparently oval or elliptical. Upper surface flat; edge rounded; lower surface slightly convex. Upper surface decorated in relief: senmurv, facing left, with half-open beak, short horn above beak, and ears pointing back; legs are thrust forward and up, with claws pointing to front; wings curve forward at tips and, on nearer wing, coverts are indicated by dotted scales; tail feathers are also represented by dotted scales.
Klejman, J. J., Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-11-18 through 2005-04-24
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2007-03-19 through 2007-08-25
Splendeur des Sassanides
Musees Royaux d' Art et d' Histoire 1993-02-11 through 1993-05-25
Sasanian Silver: Late Antique and Early Medieval Arts of Luxury from Iran
University of Michigan
Sasanian and Post-Sasanian Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (2005) illustrated, p. 15, #1; BIB# 88262
A Tribute to Persia, Persian Glass (1972) illustrated, p. 10, no. 8; BIB# 65782
Recent Important Acquisitions, 7 (1965) illustrated, p. 123, #13; BIB# AI97743