Fragment with Bird

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Bird
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-232
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 4 cm; Estimate Diam (max): about 11 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000-1199
Primary Description: 
Fragment with Bird. Almost colorless, with yellowish tinge; decorated in golden brown. Blown; stained. Fragment, perhaps from vessel with globular body. Wall (Th. 0.1 cm) curves smoothly out, down, and in. Decorated on outside: bird shown in profile, facing left; it has solid body, upper legs, and long tail; lower legs are represented by single lines; folded wing, tail feathers, and other details are scratched; above and below bird are scrolling stems terminating in solid trefoil leaves.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
Category: 
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