Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1930-1950

GUSN

GUSN-51130

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

Descriptive Terms

dishes (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
painting (coating)
throwing (pottery technique)
tin (metal)
geometric patterns
Earthenware
Painted
Thrown
Tin Glazed
Geometric
DISH

Inscription

Inscribed in underglaze on the bottom underside is: CAXACA/MEXICO/GRABADO/MONTE ALBAN.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Caxaca, Mexico, Monte Alban

Dimensions

5.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.789