Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-135
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 6.7 cm; Estimate Border of Medallion Diam: about 10 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000-1199
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Almost colorless, with yellowish green tinge; decorated in light brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of globular or hemispherical bowl. Lower wall (Th. 0.15) curves down and in, and merges with edge of base, which also has convex profile. Decorated on outside: on lower wall, traces of unidentified motifs; at junction of wall and floor, concentric stripe (W. 0.4 cm), evidently bordering medallion that occupies entire floor; outer part of medallion has band of scrolls. Edges of stained areas have narrow yellow "halos."
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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