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 H: 2.1 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: about 9 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Cup or Bowl. Perhaps colorless or almost colorless; decorated in deep red, lustrous yellow, and perhaps transparent yellow. Blown; stained. Fragment of cup or bowl. Rim thickened and turned slightly inward, with rounded lip; upper wall (Th. less than 0.1 cm) tapers, bulging slightly at top. Decorated on outside and perhaps inside. On outside: just below lip, three contiguous horizontal stripes; upper stripe (W. 0.7 cm) is deep red, middle stripe (W. 0.3 cm) is iridescent yellow, and bottom stripe (W. 0.1 cm) is deep red; below these is small part of register containing indeterminate small deep red and lustrous yellow motifs. On inside: perhaps covered with transparent yellow.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source