Fragment of Bowl (?)

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl (?)

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl (?)
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 1.1 cm, Dim (max): 6.1 cm; Estimate Base Diam: about 12 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl (?). Transparent very pale blue; decorated in red and orange yellow. Blown; stained. Fragment of bowl(?). Lower wall (Th. 0.2 cm) curves down and in, and merges with base, edge of which is flat. Decorated on both sides. On inside: lower wall has part of cartouche with curved lower edge defined by pair of parallel red lines; inside this are parts of indeterminate motifs with red lines and small orange-yellow patches; at junction of wall and base, concentric red stripe defining roundel that fills entire floor and contains ornament outlined in red (now appearing yellow) and filled with orange yellow. On outside: irregular band of red filling red lines on lower wall, which appears to be golden brown when seen through glass. Red stain has narrow bluish halos.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source