Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
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Overall H: 3.8 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: probalby about 24 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Transparent deep blue; decorated in orange yellow, pale greenish yellow, and dull red. Blown; stained. Fragment of bowl. Rim thickened by folding out and down, with shallow groove in lip; upper wall (Th. 0.2-0.3 cm) is vertical for short distance, then curves down and in. Decorated on both sides. On inside (from top to bottom): (1) on rim, horizontal orange-yellow stripe with thin greenish yellow stripe near lower edge; (2) undecorated band (W. 0.7 cm) above orange-yellow stripe, which has two upward projections (see COMMENT); and (3) inside greenish yellow border, area of crowded ornament consisting of solid orange yellow circles with dull red or greenish yellow outlines, and containing dull red crosses or small open circles; spaces between orange-yellow circles have scattered greenish yellow dots. On outside: overall but rather uneven wash of orange yellow.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source