Small jar

Unknown


Object Place: Ecuador (?)

Dimensions

8.7 x 12.7 cm (3 7/16 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

1971.498

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: unslipped

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Small jar with low neck and body modeled in a gourd-like shape with six bulbous forms around the jar’s midpoint. A thin band of small indentations encircles the jar above these forms. See 1971.499 for a very similar jar.

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