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: 
Overall Dim (max): 3 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl (?). Colorless; decorated in light blue shading to yellow, brownish yellow shading to yellow, and deep bluish red. Blown; stained. Fragment of perhaps cylindrical cup or bowl(?). Wall (Th. less than 0.1 cm) is almost straight, but has slightly convex profile. Decorated on both sides. On outside: outlined in light blue shading to yellow, symmetrical arrangement of two heart-shaped motifs, bottom of one touching top of other, with unidentified element on either side of upper heart and foliate element on either side of bottom of lower heart; all ornament except upper heart is filled with brownish yellow shading to yellow. On inside, in deep bluish red: patch behind upper heart, spot at center of lower heart, and three dots in spaces between decoration.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source