Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
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Overall H: 3.2 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: about 23 cm
Not on Display
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.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
From the world of Islam
Fox-Richmond Gallery 1970 through 1970