Fragment with Animal or Bird

Object Name: 
Fragment with Animal or Bird

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Animal or Bird
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-96
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 4.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Fragment with Animal or Bird. Almost colorless, with faint bluish tinge; decorated in deep brown, light brown, and greenish yellow. Blown; stained. Fragment: wall (Th. 0.1 cm) of vessel with very slightly convex profile. Decorated on exterior only: head, neck, and parts of body and one leg of animal or bird seen in profile, facing left; creature has round head with eye indicated by small circle, curving neck, plump breast, and leg thrust forward; outlines, details on head, and short stripes on back of neck and shoulder are dark brown; head is filled with greenish yellow, and body and leg are filled with light brown.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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