Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall Dim (max): 3.5 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Transparent pale bluish green; decorated in brown and light brownish yellow. Blown; stained. Fragment of perhaps hemispherical bowl. Wall (Th. 0.1 cm) curves down and in at shallow angle, and merges with convex base; at edge of base, small pinched "toe" with straight side and rounded end; interior has corresponding bulge. Decorated on both sides. On outside, outlined in dark brown: part of broad band with horizontal border at bottom; standing on border, part of tree with vertical trunk; pair of curved leafy branches extend out and up from near base, and terminate in large leaf or fruit, which is decorated with dots; higher up stem, pair of short branches; to left of tree, part of object with square base resting on groundline. On inside: patches of light brownish yellow behind large leaves and square base, with smudges elsewhere.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source