Fragment of Cup or Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access, which will be incrementally released over time. On November 1, 2022, “My Collection” sets will be discontinued and no longer available. If you have “My Collection” sets you wish to preserve, we encourage you to print the sets, save as a PDF, or otherwise make your own copies of important information for your future reference.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: about 2.9 cm; Estimate Diam (max): perhaps about 13 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl. Transparent pale greenish blue; decorated in brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of probably cylindrical cup or bowl. Wall (Th. 0.1-0.15 cm) straight and probably vertical. Decorated on both sides. On outside: parts of two unidentified elements, each with short projecting spines. On inside: two patches, one behind each element on outside. Brown stain has light blue or pale brownish yellow “halos,” which create illusion of intended details.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source