Object Place: Campeche (?), Mexico
8.2 x 36.2 cm (3 1/4 x 14 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware: red and black on orange slip paint
Not On View
A snarling jaguar is painted on the interior of the plate. The plate’s inner and outer walls are embellished with think bands of red and black slip paint. Alternating red and black bands of tiny triangles are painted on the plate’s rim. A low ring base supports the plate.
About 1971-1973, purchased in Guatemala by John B. Fulling (b. 1924 – d. 2005), Lighthouse Point, Florida; 1987, year-end gift of John B. Fulling to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 20, 1988)
Gift of John B. Fulling