Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.2 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: about 23 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Transparent pale green, with black inclusions and small bubbles; decorated in reddish brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of bowl perhaps shaped like shallow inverted bell. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall (Th. 0.15 cm) curves down and in, with concave profile. Decorated on inside: part of horizontal band of vegetal scroll, with thick stems and tendrils executed in brown and surrounded by lighter brownish "halos" - evidently not a second stain.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
Category: 
From the world of Islam
Venue(s)
Fox-Richmond Gallery 1970 through 1970