Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: about 1.8 cm, Dim (max): 6.8 cm; Estimate Edge of Base Diam: about 7 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Probably deep brownish green; decorated in magenta shading to deep brown, and orange yellow. Blown; stained. Fragment of perhaps hemispherical bowl. Lower wall (Th. 0.15-0.2 cm) curves down and in; at edge of base, trace of either disk-shaped base or foot-ring. Decorated on both sides. On inside: lower wall has bold pattern of stripes and other motifs in magenta shading at center to deep brown and orange yellow, possibly epigraphic or in radial panels. On outside: on lower wall and edge of base, overall application of magenta.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source