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): 2.5 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl. Colorless, with one bubble (L. 0.4 cm); decorated in silver gray, and magenta shading to gold. Blown; stained. Fragment of hemispherical cup or bowl. Lower wall (Th. 0.15-0.25 cm) curves down and in, and merges with edge of base. Decorated on both sides. On outside, in silver gray: small part of horizontal zigzag pattern, with comma-like motifs in V-shaped spaces. On inside: overall wash of magenta speckled with violet; wash is reddish gold in transmitted light and appears purple when viewed from outside.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source