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Dish or plate support ("leg")

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Mold-made support (or "leg") for a dish or plate in the form of a long-snouted zoomorph, perhaps a canine.

Provenance

Margret Craver Withers collection (acquired in Mexico and Guatemala) by 1972; to MFA, November 1993, gift of Margret Craver Withers.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers

Mesoamerican, Classic to Postclassic periods, A.D. 200–1550

Object Place

México or Guatemala

Dimensions

Overall: 6.2 x 4.1 x 4 cm (2 7/16 x 1 5/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.801

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

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Americas

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