Minature tripod vessel

Unknown


Object Place: Central America?

Dimensions

4.8 x 7.8 cm (1 7/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.502

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: red slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Small bowl with tripod supports and burnished red slip paint on the bowl’s interior and upper part of the exterior. Unburnished red slip decorates the supports.

Provenance

Collection of F.H. Norton, Massachusetts, by 1971; to MFA, November 1971, gift of F. H. Norton and the Dept. of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Credit Line

Gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology