Fragment of Cup or Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall Dim (max): 5.2 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl. Transparent very pale greenish blue, with few very small bubbles; decorated in brown and very dark brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of probably hemispherical cup or bowl. Wall (Th. 0.2 cm) curves down and in, and merges with base, which is convex at edge. Decorated on both sides. On outside, in brown: parts of two motifs resting on groundline, which also formed border of roundel (D. about 10 cm) occupying bottom of wall and floor; one motif is vertical stem, and other is indeterminate. On inside, in very dark brown: pairs of short slanting lines, one line on each side of stem to form plantlike element, and part of indeterminate motif.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source