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 H: 2.3 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: about 9.5 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl. Colorless, with opaque deep green trail; decorated in pale green, pale yellow, brownish yellow, and dark brown. Blown; applied; stained. Fragment of perhaps cylindrical cup or bowl. Rim folded in and down, with rounded lip; upper wall (Th. 0.1 cm) is straight and flares slightly. Top of rim has opaque green trail. Stained on outside only. Upper wall has horizontal band of ornament, presumably continuous: below pale green border, row of stepped merlons alternating with inverted triangles, all beneath and attached to horizontal line; line and outlines of merlons and triangles are dark brown; merlons and triangles are filled with brownish yellow; and entire background below green line is pale yellow.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source