Zoomorphic effigy bowl
Object Place: Central America (?)
10.2 x 12.5 cm (4 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware: traces of red slip and fire-clouding
Not On View
Pedestaled bowl with low rim. Circular appliqués on the vessel’s shoulder impart a zoomorphic form to the vessel. The head/face-like side of the bowl is slightly up-turned.
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.
Gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology