Scales 02

Scales 02


Painted element resembling layers of fish scales. Unlike fish roe, the scales appear to be oriented in an upwards direction.  Extending from the bottom point of each scale are thin fingers, somewhat botanical in appearance.

Stylistic Genre:

The genre for this stylistic element depends on a combination of decorative technique, color, and element.

Cataloging Example for Depicted Sherd:


Stylistic Genre
Overglaze, handpainted
Interior/Exterior Location Decorative Technique Color Stylistic Element Motif
Interior Proximal Rim Painted, over free hand Red, Intense Medium Scales 02 Individual A