<em>Tripod Jar</em>, 800–1500. Ceramic, pigment, 5 x 6 x 6 in. (12.7 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband, 31.1229. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.31.1229_view1.jpg)

Tripod Jar

Medium: Ceramic, pigment

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Dimensions: 5 x 6 x 6 in. (12.7 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)


Accession Number: 31.1229

Image: CUR.31.1229_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Orange tripod jar with solid legs, globular body, narrow neck, slightly flared rim, and two handles. The top two-thirds of the vessel is decorated with white painted geometrical designs. The legs are unslipped. The ceramic style is Mercedes White Line of the Cartago-La Cabaña Period (800-1500). Condition: good; painted surface is abraded in places and there is a small white and red adhesive label with a number, possibly 301, written on it.

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