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Small jar with rounded bottom, low neck, outflaring rim, and two loop handles extending from the rim to the shoulder of the jar. Its exterior decoration includes geometric designs in black created by negative-resist painting and firing, and a wide band of black encircling the midsection. The...

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Provenance

Joseph B. Stearns, New York, by October 1883; to MFA, October 1883, gift of Joseph B. Stearns.

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph B. Stearns, New York

Chiriquí, A.D. 500–1550

Findspot

Davíd vicinity, Chiriquí Province, Panama

Dimensions

11.1 x 10.6 cm (4 3/8 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

83.379

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: black, orange-brown and dark red slip paint (negative-resist and slip paint)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware