Late Formative to Early Classic periods
300 B.C.–A.D. 300
Object Place: Jalisco, México
6.2 x 17.2 cm (2 7/16 x 6 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware: red and dark brown on cream slip paint
Not On View
Semi-hemispherical bowl with very thin walls. The exterior is painted with elongated triangular-shaped stripes of alternating red and brown slip paint radiating from the bowl’s central point. Three red-painted bands encircle the bowl below the rim, two of which are composed of small triangular motifs. The bowl’s interior is unslipped.
Private collection, Massachusetts, by 1974; to MFA, December 1974, anonymous gift.