Fragment of Rim of Stained Vessel

Object Name: 
Fragment of Rim of Stained Vessel

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Rim of Stained Vessel
Accession Number: 
Overall Max Dim: 3.4 cm
Not on Display
about 1175–1225
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Rim of Stained Vessel. Transparent deep blue glass, silver stain; blown, stained. Rim fragment of a silver-stained blue vessel. Upright rounded rim, straight wall, possibly of a beaker. Silver-stained decoration on exterior in a band of swirls at the rim, with a cluster of dots beneath. Silver-stained interior consists of a wide band at the rim and indistinct blob behind the dots. The top of the rim is blue and not stained, indicating that the stain was deliberately applied to the interior and is not a run-off from the front. Mended from five fragments.
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection