Base Fragment

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Object Name: 
Base Fragment
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-316
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 3.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Primary Description: 
Base Fragment. Transparent very pale bluish green; decorated in yellowish brown. Blown; stained. Base. Bottom of wall (Th. 0.1 cm) curves down and in, and merges with base, which is flat; pontil mark (D. 0.7 cm). Decorated on outside: single borderline defines concentric medallion (D. about 5 cm) containing two hastily executed scrolls surrounded by short arcs and dashes.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
Category: