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Large, globular jar with tapered neck and small, outflaring rim. The jar is decorated with two horizontal bands of painted geometric designs. That on the jar's body is divided into five sections delineated by a red-painted, vertical, crenelated form. Each section is filled with a red-painted,...

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Provenance

Private collection, Massachusetts, by the late 1950s; to MFA, March 2001, anonymous gift.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Shipibo, mid-20th century

Object Place

Brazil

Dimensions

14.3 x 20.4 cm (5 5/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.156

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: red, cream, and black slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware