Fragment of Dish

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Dish
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-30
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 5.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Dish. Almost colorless, with bluish tinge; few bubbles up to 0.25 cm long; decorated in transparent brownish yellow and opaque darker brownish yellow. Blown; stained. Fragment of dish. Upper wall (perhaps near rim) curves down and in, then straightens and continues either at very shallow angle or horizontally before curving down and in, and straightening again, possibly at edge of flat base (Th. 0.2-0.25 cm). Decorated on both surfaces: on exterior, uniform transparent brownish yellow stain, with irregular browner patches; on interior, scrolling half-palmette and other curvilinear motifs reserved on opaque darker brownish yellow background; edges of background areas have narrow, very clear pale yellow borders.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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