Fragment of Vessel

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Vessel
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-16
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 5.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Vessel. Transparent light bluish green; decorated in brown shading to yellow. Mold-blown; stained. Fragment from wall of vessel, possibly bowl, with overall pattern of adjoining diamonds of several sizes outlined in low relief, some of which contain single brown spot. Small parts of five horizontal rows survive (from top to bottom): (1) part of one empty diamond; (2) parts of two diamonds, one with spot; (3) one complete diamond and parts of three others, all containing spots; (4) three complete diamonds and parts of two others, all of which are empty; and (5) parts of three diamonds, all with spots.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
Category: 
From the world of Islam
Venue(s)
Fox-Richmond Gallery 1970 through 1970