Arts of the Americas
3 7/8 x 7 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (9.8 x 18.4 x 21.6 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband
Tripod bowl with solid triangular legs and slightly incurved sides. The exterior of the vessel is decorated with a modeled appliqué animal head and a wide decorative band bordered top and bottom by horizontal parallel lines with engraved geometrical designs consisting of vertical lines; a checkerboard pattern of alternately crosshatched squares; and vertical zigzag forms. The incised lines are filled with white pigment. The ceramic style is Castillo Incised/Engraved.
Condition: good; the rim is slightly abraded and the bottom of one leg is broken.
This item is not on view
Tripod Bowl, 1000-1550. Ceramic, pigment, 3 7/8 x 7 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (9.8 x 18.4 x 21.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband, 31.1112. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.31.1112_view1.jpg)
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