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Overall H: 2.9 cm; Rim Diam: 17.4 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Christopher Sheppard
Primary Description: 
Translucent purple. Cast or pressed; wheel-cut. Dish: shallow. Rim consist of narrow flange with rounded edge; wall descends down and in, with shallow S-shaped curve: base has shallow foot ring, inside which it is flat; two opposed handles extend out and up from rim; each is roughly triangular, with wheel-cut profile and triangular and circular perforations; on either side of handle, semicircular tab with circular perforation. Decoration on outside of wall: 98 hollow oval facets, each about four times taller than their width. Engraved lines on interior: at center of floor: ring and dot; outside this, three concentric rings (D. 1.2 cm, 5 cm, and 12.2 cm); on underside of base, three concventric pairs of rinds (D. 0.8-1.5 cm, 6.5-6.9 cm, and 11.8-12.5 cm).
Sheppard, Christopher (d. 2015), Source