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Miniature plate with pedestal base. Painted image on the inside of the plate may depict an anthropomorphic parrot.

Provenance

Collected between 1974 and 1981 by John Fulling, Art Collectors of November, Inc., Florida (and known as the "November Collection"); to Landon T. Clay, Boston, Massachusetts, in 1987; to MFA, December 1988, gift of Landon T. Clay.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Chupícuaro, Late Formative to Early Classic periods, 300 B.C.–A.D. 200

Object Place

Michoacan or Guanajuato, Mexico

Dimensions

3.1 x 7.6 cm (1 1/4 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

1988.1212

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: red on cream slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware