Low two-handled vessel

Michoacán
about 200 B.C.


Object Place: Michoacán, Mexico

Accession Number

2004.2209

Medium or Technique

Black terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Short, blackware vessel with wide mouth and loop-handles. There is a stylized pattern of straight lines going around the shoulder. On the lip are two small animal heads with a space between them. The body of the vase has a vertical concavity between the heads and the bottom is rounded. There is a small chip in the lip of the vessel.

Provenance

With Edward H. Merrin Gallery, New York, by 1973; to private collector in 1973; to Diane Homer, Wayland, Massachusetts November 17, 1973; to MFA December 2004, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Marc and Diane Homer