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Jar

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Ceramic
  • Place Found: Costa Rica
  • DATES 1000-1500
    PERIOD Buenos Aires
    DIMENSIONS 4 5/8 x 5 5/8 x 5 5/8 in. (11.7 x 14.3 x 14.3 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 31.1743
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Jar, 1000-1500. Ceramic, 4 5/8 x 5 5/8 x 5 5/8 in. (11.7 x 14.3 x 14.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband, 31.1743. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.31.1743_view1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.31.1743_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Globular jar with rounded bottom, narrow neck and flared rim. The body is slipped red and the top has a geometrical design made up of a tan slipped background with two wide black lines at the top and bottom and continuous key-shaped elements outlined in red alternating with smaller plain squares. Neck and rim are red. Buenos Aires style, 1000-1500. Condition: cracking and one bad crack on one side, abrasion.
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     <em>Jar</em>, 1000-1500. Ceramic, 4 5/8 x 5 5/8 x 5 5/8 in. (11.7 x 14.3 x 14.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband, 31.1743. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.31.1743_view1.jpg)