Fragment of Bottle or Pitcher

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle or Pitcher

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bottle or Pitcher
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-396
Dimensions: 
Overall Dim (max): 3.9 cm; Estimate Bottom of Neck Diam: about 3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bottle or Pitcher. Transparent pale greenish blue; decorated in brown and brownish yellow. Blown; stained. Fragment of bottle or pitcher. Bottom of neck cylindrical; shoulder (Th. 0.2 cm) has flat profile, extending out and down, perhaps at angle of about 30 degrees. Decorated on outside: at junction of neck and shoulder, narrow horizontal band of transverse brownish yellow stripes between brown borderlines; parts of two motifs with, at top, curving sides that have brown outlines with short toothlike projections on inner sides; motifs contain brown lines and brownish yellow patches; triangular space between them is filled with brownish yellow spots, some of which have brown outlines.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
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