Fragment of Bottle

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.2 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: 1.8 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bottle. Opaque red, with many black streaks; decorated in greenish yellow. Blown; stained. Fragment of bottle. Rim plain, with rounded lip made by folding inward; neck shaped like truncated cone, narrower at bottom than at top; shoulder curves out and down. Decorated on outside of neck and shoulder. On neck: just below lip, band of originally five adjoining lunettes, which are solid; on lower two-thirds, between two continuous horizontal borderlines, continuous band of eight chevrons. On shoulder: between lower border on neck and similar border near greatest diameter, continuous band of 11 roughly circular dots, some solid and some with open centers; below border, traces of indeterminate ornament.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
From the world of Islam
Fox-Richmond Gallery 1970 through 1970