Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-39
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.5 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: about 10 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Almost colorless, with green tinge; decorated in brown and mauve. Blown; stained. Fragment of cylindrical bowl. Rim slightly thickened and rounded; wall (Th. 0.15-0.2 cm) vertical. Decorated on both sides. On exterior: just below rim, horizontal brown line (W. 0.3 cm), presumably continuous, forming border of broad, horizontal band; below this, short stem, with two pairs of leaves, descends from border and terminates in cluster of three circles containing single dashes, all in brown. On interior: behind cluster, patch of brown stain, which has pale bluish "halo" and appears mauve when viewed from exterior; fragment has edge of second brown motif, also with halo.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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