Tripod bowl with mammiform, rattle supports

Costa Rican
Period V
A.D. 500–1000


Object Place: Costa Rica, Atlantic Watershed zone

Dimensions

9.5 x 15.4 cm (3 3/4 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.497

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: red slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Bowl with flaring rim and three large, mammiform supports. Post-fire incised motifs on the bowl’s exterior conposed of two parallel lines topped by triangles embellished with three parallel lines inside each form.

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