Fragment of Beaker (?)

Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker (?)

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Beaker (?)
Accession Number: 
81.1.693
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.3 cm, Diam (max): 5.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 900-999
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ray Winfield Smith
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless, with greenish yellow tint and small bubbles. Blown and slant-cut. Fragment of beaker (?). Wall straight, tapering first at steep angle, then at shallower angle near bottom; base slightly splayed, with countersunk boss (D. 2.3 cm) at center of underside; pontil mark probably removed by grinding and polishing. Wall has incised decoration made with broad slanting cuts: on upper part, two apparently continuous horizontal rows of 15 contiguous tall ovals arranged in quincunx; each oval has countersunk downward-pointing tear-shaped motif, several of which are hatched with short horizontal cuts; immediately below lower row, 15 contiguous pendant crescents and, below this, continuous horizontal groove. Beneath groove, wall is cut to form profile of bottom of wall and base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Smith, Mrs. Ray Winfield, Source
1981-12-07
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