Fragment of Dish (?)

Object Name: 
Fragment of Dish (?)

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Dish (?)
Accession Number: 
Overall Dim (max): 4.1 cm; Estimate Base Diam: about 8 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Dish (?). Almost colorless, with bluish tinge; narrow bubble (L. more than 2.6 cm) is partly broken; decorated in deep reddish brown and yellowish brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of dish(?). Bottom of wall (Th. 0.2 cm) curves down and in; edge of base flat. Decorated on both sides. On inside: very small part of deep reddish brown stripe; at junction of wall and floor, part of roughly circular stripe, probably concentric border of roundel occupying floor, which has unidentified ornament of curvilinear stripes, all in deep reddish brown. Stripes have narrow yellow "halos," and areas between them have pale bluish to yellowish tinge. On underside of base: solid, unevenly applied yellowish brown.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source