Fragment of Dish

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access. A new version will be available later in 2023. During this transition period, the current version of the Collections Browser may have reduced functionality and data may be not be updated. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For any questions or concerns, please contact us.

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 Dish
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 2 cm, Dim (max): 3.6 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Dish. Transparent very pale greenish blue; decorated in brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of large dish. Together, inner edge of rim, wall (Th. 0.25 cm), and edge of base have shallow elongated S-shaped profile, with wall tapering at angle of about 45 degrees. Decorated on both sides. On inside: wall has band of continuous vegetal scroll between single horizontal lines; floor has edge of lobed motif with two dots in each lobe. On outside: wall has one trefoil leaf and part of second leaf at ends of scrolls, and several dots; floor has patch behind lobed motif. Brown elements on outside appear dark blue when viewed through glass. Parts of scroll and stained areas on outside have pale blue "halos."
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source