Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-214
Dimensions: 
Overall H: about 4.3 cm; Estimate Diam (max): about 14 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Probably transparent yellowish brown; decorated in dull yellow and deep magenta. Blown; stained. Fragment of probably hemispherical bowl. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall (Th. 0.15 cm) is straight at top and then curves down and in. Decorated on both sides. On outside, in yellow: register (H. 2.6 cm) with Kufic or pseudo-Kufic inscription between two horizontal borders at top and single border at bottom. On inside: completely covered with magenta.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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