Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-93
Dimensions: 
Overall H: about 2.5 cm, Dim (max): 3.2 cm; Estimate Diam (max): about 9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1100-1299
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Transparent very pale green; decorated in brown and yellowish silver. Blown; stained. Fragment of probably hemispherical bowl. Lower wall (Th. 0.1 cm at top of fragment and 0.2 cm at bottom) descends almost vertically before curving sharply down and in, evidently approaching base. Decorated on both sides. On exterior: broad band of indeterminate ornament outlined in brown and partly filled with yellowish silver, with two parallel brown borderlines at bottom. On interior: medallion defined by lower borderline on exterior; it is at least partly filled with solid brown, which has dull silver highlights and two small yellow patches.
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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