Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-177
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 3.9 cm; Estimate Outer Red Stripe Diam: about 15 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Apparently transparent yellowish green; decorated in dull red and brownish green. Blown; stained. Fragment of shallow bowl. Wall (Th. 0.1 cm) curves down and in. Decorated on both sides. On inside: three parallel stripes, presumably concentric, forming border of wide band of ornament; outermost stripe is brownish green, and other stripes are dull red; band contains vegetal ornament with stems that divide and terminate in scroll, with buds or leaves, all outlined in dull red and partly filled with brownish green; background appears very dark brownish green. On outside: entire surface is slightly patchy dull red.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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