Fragment of Cup or Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-245
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 3.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl. Transparent greenish blue; decorated in brownish yellow, dull red, and pale greenish gray. Blown; stained. Fragment of probably hemispherical cup or bowl. Lower wall (Th. 0.25 cm) curves down and in, and merges with edge of base, which has convex profile and thickens toward center. Decorated on both sides. On outside: at bottom of wall, small part of register containing trefoil leaf composed of three adjoining circles with brownish yellow outlines and dull red interiors, just above horizontal brownish yellow border. On inside: linear motif consisting of row of transverse ovals outlined in pale greenish gray and filled with dull red; seen from outside, it appears to enclose one side of trefoil.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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