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A snarling jaguar is painted on the interior of the plate. The plate's inner and outer walls are embellished with think bands of red and black slip paint. Alternating red and black bands of tiny triangles are painted on the plate's rim. A low ring base supports the plate.

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, Classic Period, A.D. 500–650

Object Place

Campeche (?), Mexico

Catalogue Raisonné

MS1077

Dimensions

8.2 x 36.2 cm (3 1/4 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1987.707

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: red and black on orange slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware