Bowl

Native American (Unknown group)


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 cm (3in.) Diam. (Overall): 19.1cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1990.237

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Hemispherical bowl of orange-brown clay with ochre glaze. Brown rim becomes a double line in part and where the rim indents on the interior. Ochre glaze drips over rim onto exterior. Interior surface is plain except for a brown calligraphic ladder-like configuration of repeated booked staffs. Rim shows wear.

Provenance

To MFA, 1990, gift of Margaret Craver Withers.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers