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): 4.4 cm; Estimate Base Diam (max): about 8 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl. Transparent very pale greenish blue; decorated in brown and reddish brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of cup or bowl. Bottom of wall (Th. 0.1 cm) curves down and in at shallow angle; base plain and slightly concave at edge. Decorated on both sides. On inside: part of concentric reddish brown circle (D. about 8 cm, W. 0.3-0.4 cm) presumably bordering roundel that occupied entire floor; bottom of wall has unidentified ornament with narrow brown lines and some solid reddish brown lines; roundel also contains ornament with narrow brown lines. On outside: bottoms of two reddish brown stripes extending from top of fragment to edge of base. Vicinity of reddish brown ornament has yellow "halos."
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source