Maya Incised Orangeware Bowl

c. 600-900 AD
$680 USD
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Dimensions
H: 4.0" Dia: 5.25"
Materials
Ceramic
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Collection #
CBH027
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$100

With a beautifully worn, glossy finish, this petite orangeware bowl is a wonderful example of Maya pottery. The delicate bowl is etched with a geometric patterns and coated in a layer of clay slip for a light orange finish. Exposure to combusted materials during firing has resulted in subtle red-orange clouding on the surface, and centuries of use have speckled the vessel with imperfections. With balanced proportions and thin walls, this bowl is an exquisite display of Pre-Columbian artistry.

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