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1986.789 (RS25146)

Description

A Mexican earthenware dish, of very shallow round form with short upturned rim and a shallow foot ring. It is covered with mottled green lead glaze and an underglaze black. It is painted with stylized tulip and square geometric design.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1930-1950
Inscriptions
Inscribed in underglaze on the bottom underside is: CAXACA/MEXICO/GRABADO/MONTE ALBAN.
Location of origin
Caxaca, Mexico, Monte Alban
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
painting (coating)
throwing (pottery technique)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
DISH
dishes (vessels)
Earthenware
earthenware
Geometric
geometric patterns
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
5.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.789
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51130

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