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Ceremonial Cup No. 4

Tripod vessel with opening in bowl. Asymmetrical legs: 2 rounded, 1 with ridge on outer side; all pointed at feet. Bowl has rounded underside, with ridges on 2 sides. Two "horns" rise on one side of mouth; third "horn" above leg with ridge. Purple underglaze with cupric chloride and nickle...

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Provenance

To MFA, 1982, gift of Norman and Mary-Louise Meyer.

Credit Line

Gift of Norman and Mary-Louise Meyer

American, 1980

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

1982.434

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware