Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-184
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Transparent light greenish blue, with one bubble (L. 0.2 cm); decorated in reddish brown and yellowish brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of bowl. Base (Th. 0.2-0.35 cm) is concave; pontil mark annular (D. 1.5 cm). Decorated on both sides. On inside: directly above pontil mark, circle (D. 0.9-1.2 cm) with dot at center; circle is surrounded by ring of one complete and three fragmentary motifs, presumably similar; complete motif is heart-shaped, with point facing outward and containing cluster of four dots; all outlines and dots are reddish brown, in some cases with blue "halos." On outside: patches of solid yellowish brown below ornament on inside, and one other patch.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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