Fragment of Dish or Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of Dish or Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Dish or Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 0.8 cm, Dim (max): 7.4 cm; Estimate Base Diam: about 8 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Dish or Bowl. Almost colorless, with yellowish green tinge; decorated in transparent yellow shading to brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of dish or bowl. Wall (Th. 0.1 cm) curves down and in at bottom; base flat, with slight dome at center of floor; pontil mark (shape not known). Decorated on outside only (when viewed from inside): at bottom of wall, trace of concentric horizontal line that appears to be border of medallion containing, at center of base, bird, facing left, with plump breast and short legs, each ending in curved line representing foot; in background, indeterminate, possibly vegetal motifs; bird and some other elements are depicted in solid color.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source