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 H: 3.3 cm; Estimate Diam (max): about 8 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl. Transparent pale greenish blue; decorated in yellow, orange yellow, and brown shading to deep blue. Blown; stained. Fragment of cylindrical cup or bowl. Wall (Th. 0.1-0.2 cm) descends vertically before curving down and in at bottom. Decorated on both sides. On outside: orange-yellow line, roughly horizontal, serves as lower border of band of ornament, emerging from which is open orange-yellow circle; all other ornament is yellow and consists of, on top of circle, V-shaped element with short vertical line rising from its center; above this, separated from it by small gap, second short vertical line with crossbar at bottom; above and to right of V, second V, on its side, pointing toward vertical motif, and line extending from its center; above and to left of upright V, small part of unidentified motif. On inside (when viewed from outside): on either side of line with crossbar, forked motif in brown shading to deep blue; to right of upright V, cluster of three dots.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source