Fragment of Cup, Bowl, or Goblet

Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup, Bowl, or Goblet

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup, Bowl, or Goblet
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-152
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.8 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: about 9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
700-899
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup, Bowl, or Goblet. Almost colorless, with green tinge; decorated in brown shading to brownish yellow. Blown; stained. Fragment of cup, bowl, or goblet probably shaped like truncated cone. Rim slightly thickened, with rounded lip; upper wall (Th. less than 0.1 cm) is straight and tapering. Decorated on outside (from top to bottom): (1) just below lip, register (W. 1.5 cm) containing horizontal wavy line with small, solid trefoil at top of each crest; (2) register (W. 0.9 cm) with Kufic or pseudo-Kufic inscription between two horizontal borders; and (3) unidentified curvilinear motif. Stained areas have narrow pale blue halos.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968