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Tripod Bowl

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Ceramic, pigment
  • Place Found: Costa Rica
  • DATES 800-1500
    DIMENSIONS 4 11/16 x 9 1/8 x 9 1/16 in. (11.9 x 23.2 x 23 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 31.1551
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Tripod Bowl, 800-1500. Ceramic, pigment, 4 11/16 x 9 1/8 x 9 1/16 in. (11.9 x 23.2 x 23 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband, 31.1551. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.31.1551_view1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.31.1551_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Orange ware tripod bowl with hollow rattle legs in the form of a bird head with long rectangular perforations on the sides. The interior and exterior walls are decorated with red painted lines, abstract animal heads, and rectangles. There is a white and red adhesive label inside the bowl with the number "474" written on it in black ink. The ceramic style is Cartago Red Line. Condition: fair; several repaired breaks including a section of dark red fill on the rim; surface abrasions.
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     <em>Tripod Bowl</em>, 800-1500. Ceramic, pigment, 4 11/16 x 9 1/8 x 9 1/16 in. (11.9 x 23.2 x 23 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband, 31.1551. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.31.1551_view1.jpg)