15 Fragments

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Object Name: 
15 Fragments
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.149
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 900-1199
Primary Description: 
15 Fragments. Transparent colorless blue to pale blue glass, without bubbles as well as with many bubbles; free blown and enameled: (I) Fragment of base, with pontil mark; sunflower-like ornament in yellow-orange and brown on one side, two concentric rings in yellow and brown on the other side; (II) fragment of base, with pontil mark; very thin glass; heavy weathering covering the decoration on the other side; (III) part of rim with ring-like profile; brownish on one side, brownish vegetable decoration on the other side; (IV) vegetable decoration on one side; yellow stripes, brownish dots, violet and bluish "blossoms"; (V) greenish blue and brownish; vegetable decoration on both sides; (VI) fairly thick glass; faint greenish enamel on one side, orange stripes and greenish circles and spirals on the other side; (VII) part of rim; brownish vegetable decoration on one side that seems to be blue and violet on the other side; (VIII) part of rim; vegetable decoration on one side; a orange "flower" between orange and violet branches; (IX) brown vegetable decoration on both sides; (X) orange stripes and vegetable decoration on one side, brown dots and ornaments on the other side; (XI) brown and orange decoration on both sides; (XII) brown background on one side, yellow and greenish vegetable decoration on the other side thus producing a "three dimensional effect"; (XIII) blue tinge; a blossom and a bird (?) in yellowish green with brownish contours; (XIV) part of a rim; transparent pale blue glass; vegetable ornaments on one side, large dots as background on the other side; (XV) part of a rim; transparent light yellow glass; bluish white vegetable ornaments on inner side, turning red through glass on other side.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Source
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