Spheroid

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Object Name: 
Spheroid
Accession Number: 
98.1.79
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.8 cm, Diam: 2.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1100-1299
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Spheriod. Opaque deep purple, with opaque white trail. Hot-worked; applied, dragged, marvered. Spheroid: solid. Irregular, with flat bottom; trace of pontil mark (W. 0.4 cm). Decorated with single trail dropped onto bottom, wound three times around side and edge of top, and dragged upward 18 times to produce pattern of vertical rows of festoons in bottom two revolutions; uppermost revolution is wide and has no dragged decoration.
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
230-16
mark
on one end in white
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 220, #997; BIB# 113723