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Dish with four mammiform supports

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Dish with four mammiform supports. Exterior of dish is embellished with four motifs composed of five parallel lines and painted diagonally on the side of the vessel. These are painted with a dull dark gray slip that contrasts with the vessel's shiny monochrome orange slip paint.

Provenance

John B. Fulling collection, Florida, by 1975; lent to MFA, June 1, 1987; to MFA, December 1987, gift of John B. Fulling.

Credit Line

Gift of John B. Fulling

Maya, Late Preclassic Period, 300 B.C.–A.D. 250

Object Place

Pacific Coast or Southern Highlands, Guatemala or El Salvador

Dimensions

12 x 19.4 cm (4 3/4 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1987.710

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: dull gray slip paint on orange slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware