Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall Dim (max): 3.9 cm; Estimate Border of Roundel Diam: perhaps about 10 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Transparent pale greenish blue; decorated in dark brown, orange yellow, pale green, and reddish brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of bowl. Lower wall (Th. 0.1-0.15 cm) tapers and curves in at bottom; edge of base plain. Decorated on both sides. On inside: lower wall has curvilinear dark brown stripe, on each side of which is solid orange-yellow element; between stripe and one orange-yellow motif, cluster of three dark brown dots; at bottom of wall and junction with floor, two concentric pale green lines, presumably defining roundel that occupied entire floor; decoration in roundel is indeterminate; dark brown stain has pale green “halos.” On outside: intermittent application of reddish brown.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source